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Leah McCall Devlin, DDS

Dr. Leah McCall Devlin

Leah McCall Devlin, DDS

Professor of the Practice
Department of Health Policy and Management
  • 104 Rosenau Hall
  • CB #7415
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7425

Dr. Devlin has more than 30 years in public health practice in North Carolina including 10 years as the Wake County Health Director and 10 years as the State Health Director for North Carolina.

She is a board member of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control Foundation, the UNC Board of Visitors, the Gillings School of Global Public Health Advisory Council, Trustee of Campbell University, NC Medical Society Foundation Board, NC Foundation for Advanced Health Programs and other statewide boards.

In addition, she serves as a Consultant for Research Triangle Institute, International.

Practice Activities

  • Public Health Policy Development
  • Team Building, leadership and mentorship
  • Health in All Policies

Staff/Administrative Duties

  • Assisting faculty, staff and students in engaging in solutions to public health challenges in North Carolina
  • Raising the visibility of the School as an amazing state asset for North Carolina


MPH, Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984

DDS, Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979

BS, Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1976

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