Catherine Dilworth

Caroline Hoffman Dilworth

Lead Projects Manager
Department of Epidemiology
123 W Franklin Street, Suite 401
CB #8050
Chapel Hill, NC 27599


Caroline is the Lead Projects Manager for the UNC Cardiovascular Epidemiology Program. She oversees management of the Program’s large portfolio of research project grants, contracts, and training programs, including pre- and post-award activities, research compliance and communication with research partners. She also assists program faculty, fellows and students with the development of new research programs.

Caroline is a graduate of the UNC Gillings School of Public Health. She received her PhD in Epidemiology in 2007 and served as a Program Director at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for over eight years before returning to academia. She is also a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach.

Staff/Administrative Duties

- Manage the Cardiovascular Epidemiology (CV Epi) Program’s research and training awards

- Develop and implement tools and procedures that support Program needs

- Coordinate communication between the Program and partners within and outside UNC

- Ensure compliance with University, State and Federal research policies

- Facilitate the development and submission of new research grants and contracts

- Train and supervise other administrative/research staff and students


  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007
  • MSPH, Epidemiology and Environmental and Occupational Health, Emory University, 2003