Advisory Council

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Advisory Council features a team of distinguished leaders, executives and friends from across North Carolina and the United States who provide strategic input to the leadership of the Gillings School.

Council members also provide insights, ideas and resources in developing collaborative initiatives and connecting the School to innovative public-private partnerships. In addition, council members serve as ambassadors of the School and share its commitment to making a positive and significant impact on the lives and health of people across North Carolina, throughout the U.S. and around the world.

For a more detailed look at Advisory Council members, visit the SPH Advisory Council Member Profiles page.

Donald A. Holzworth, MS, Chair
Executive in Residence
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Chapel Hill, NC

Marcia A. Angle, MD, MPH
Retired Public Health Physician
Durham, NC

William K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Raleigh, NC

Michael J. Cucchiara
Chapel Hill, NC

Leah Devlin, DDS, MPH
Gillings Professor of the Practice
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Research and Innovation Solutions
Chapel Hill, NC

Jeffrey P. Engel, MD
Executive Director
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
Atlanta, GA

Subhash Gumber, MD, PhD, FACG
Medical Director
Raleigh Medical Group Gastroenterology
Cary, NC

James R. Hendricks, Jr., MS
Duke Energy Vice President of
Environment, Health and Safety (Retired)
Pawleys Island, SC

Michael E. Kafrissen, MD, MSPH
Research Scientist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Palm Beach, FL

Richard D. Kelly, BSPH, MBA
Former Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Nutriati, Inc.
Executive in Residence, University of Richmond Robins School of Business
Richmond, VA

Jesse Milan, Jr., JD
President and CEO
AIDS United
Ellicott City, MD

Jane Smith Patterson
Jane Patterson & Associates
Chapel Hill, NC

Lee (Leyan) Phillips, MA
Chief Strategy Officer and Co-founder
Bluedoor Group
Chapel Hill, NC

Pamela J. Pure
Chief Executive Officer
Niwot, CO

Maura Smith Rampolla, MPH
Co-Founder and Director
The Mark and Maura Rampolla Foundation
Redondo Beach, CA

Laura Helms Reece, DrPH, MS
Chief Executive Director
Chapel Hill, NC

James H. Rosen, MBA, MSPH
President and Chief Executive Officer
Artizan Biosciences
Chapel Hill, NC

William G. Ross, Jr., JD
Visiting Professor and Attorney
Chapel Hill, NC

Virginia B. Sall
Co-Founder and Director
Sall Family Foundation
Cary, NC

Louise Winstanly, LLB, MSB
Attorney and Medical Ethicist
Chapel Hill, NC