Jeffrey Houpt

Professor and Dean Emeritus



Dean Emeritus, UNC School of Medicine


UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill

Education and Training:

B.S, Zoology, Wheaton College
M.D., Baylor College of Medicine
Intern, Medicine, Boston University
Resident, Psychiatry, Yale University, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale Psychiatric Institute

Summary Statement:

Dr. Houpt is currently Dean Emeritus of the School of Medicine, former Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, and CEO of the UNC Health Care System at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He assumed the position of Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs at UNC in 1997 and stepped down in 2004. He successfully worked to integrate the hospital and practice plan, and was named CEO of the UNC Health Care System in 1998. His research, teaching and clinical interests examine the interface between psychiatry and medicine, particularly the role of human behavior and psychiatric disorders in the expression of medical disorders.

Jeffrey Houpt