Congratulations to Joan M. Taylor, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pathology, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, for being selected to serve as the Director of Faculty Advancement for the UNC SOM’s FALD.
Dr. Taylor will develop and disseminate resources pertaining to Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (APT), serve as an APT liaison between departments, FALD, and Provost’s office, provide leadership and development for the Faculty Affairs Liaisons, and participate in FALD’s strategic planning to ensure the inclusion of appropriate plans for faculty career development. In addition to serving as Professor in the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department, Dr. Taylor also served as the department’s Vice Chair for Research from 2014 – 2023. Dr. Taylor has served in numerous leadership roles in her more than 20 years at the UNC School of Medicine, including several years as Associate Director of the McAllister Heart Institute. She earned her B.S. and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.