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Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, has been selected as the new vice president at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM).
Zolotor brings a wealth of clinical and research experience to the NCIOM. For more than 15 years, he 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 also authored more than 50 book chapters, articles and major reports.
With a special interest in child health, Zolotor serves as maternal and child health services director in the Department of Family Medicine, associate medical director of the N.C. Child Medical Evaluation Program and is an adjunct professor in the Department of Pediatrics. He is also a member of the UNC Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program, funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Zolotor received his master’s and doctorate degrees in public health, as well as his medical degree, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan.
About the North Carolina Institute of Medicine:
The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is an independent, quasi-state agency that was 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 NCIOM 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. Visit www.nciom.org for more information.