Executive Director, UNC Center for Health Innovation
UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill
Education and Training:
BA, Business and Economics, Lafayette College
MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Carol Lewis directs innovation efforts across the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care System with a focus on initiating, evaluating and supporting the adoption of disruptive innovations in the delivery and financing of health care that are patient centered, improve health outcomes and lower costs. Primary areas of focus for the innovation team include the development of partnerships and collaborations with other industry and non-industry innovators (individuals and companies), the funding and creation of pilot programs to evaluate innovative ideas, and the promotion of an innovation culture within the school and healthcare system. Carol has over twenty years of experience in healthcare administration and top-tier strategy consulting.