Undergraduate: North Carolina State University
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
General Internal Medicine
James grew in a small western North Carolina town near Asheville called Waynesville. As a kid he worked on his family farm raising cattle and cultivating tobacco. James went to NCSU for undergrad majoring in Biology. After undergrad he moved to Lund, Sweden to complete a 2 year Master’s degree in Bio-medicine. He then returned to the United States and completed his medical school training here at UNC. James spends his free time with his fiance Courtney Detwiler who matched into the Medicine-Pediatrics department at UNC. He also enjoys hanging out with “Beans,” his small Jack Russel Terrier. James’s hobbies include writing and recording original music and learning how to play new instruments.