Gillings alumnus appointed CEO of Community Care of North Carolina

May 4, 2020

Dr. Tom Wroth

Dr. Tom Wroth

The Board of Directors of Community Care of North Carolina, Inc. (CCNC) has announced the appointment of CCNC President Tom Wroth, MD, MPH, as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Wroth will take on the new role beginning July 1, 2020.

Wroth, who earned a master’s degree in public health from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, succeeds CCNC’s founding CEO, Allen Dobson, MD.

“We are fortunate to have an individual with Dr. Wroth’s experience and skills to lead us through the immense challenges of today, while crafting a sustainable, thriving future for CCNC and all who depend upon our statewide network of support for patients and their medical providers,” said CCNC Board Chair William Stewart, MD.

Community Care of North Carolina is a community-based, public-private partnership available in all 100 counties for North Carolina Medicaid recipients. It is the largest and longest-running medical home system in the United States, and is known nationwide for reducing health care costs while improving patient outcomes.

CCNC’s care managers  work with one in every six patients in the state, resulting in hospital admissions reduced by 27% and re-admissions reduced by 59% — as well as $645 million saved on health care costs during the last two years. To learn how CCNC improves quality and saves millions of dollars every year, visit

Wroth is a practicing physician with a medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency in family medicine and preventive medicine at the UNC School of Medicine.

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