School alumnus named NC Institute of Medicine’s vice president

July 11, 2012
Dr. Adam Zolotor

Dr. Adam Zolotor

Adam Zolotor, MD, MPH, DrPH, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine, has been selected as the new vice president of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM).

Zolotor earned a Master of Public Health (1997) and Doctor of Public Health (2011) in maternal and child health at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. He also earned a medical degree at UNC.
For more than 15 years, Zolotor has worked with patients as a family physician in a number of settings, including a small-town practice, emergency department, county health department and academic medical center. He has authored more than 50 book chapters, articles and major reports.
With a special interest in children’s health, he serves as maternal and child health services director in the UNC Department of Family Medicine, associate medical director of the N.C. Child Medical Evaluation Program and adjunct professor in UNC’s Department of Pediatrics.
NCIOM is an independent agency chartered by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1983 to provide balanced, nonpartisan information on issues of relevance to the health of North Carolina’s population. The agency convenes task forces of knowledgeable and interested individuals to study complex health issues facing the state in order to develop workable solutions to address these issues to improve health, health care access and quality of health care in North Carolina.
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