Dr. Winzelberg, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He is board certified in Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Winzelberg serves as an attending physician in the UNC Palliative Care Program and Medical Director of Carol Woods Retirement Community.

Dr. Winzelberg has received a Brookdale National Fellowship and a Geriatic Academic Career Award. He graduated from Dartmouth Medical School, trained in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, and completed fellowships in Geriatric Medicine at Harvard Medical School and in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Washington.

His teaching focuses on improving physician end-of-life care communication skills, particularly with families of incapacitated patients.