In 2005, the UNC School of Medicine dedicated Bondurant Hall in honor of Dr. Bondurant, former dean of the school. During his deanship, from 1979 to 1994, he worked with state leaders and agencies to improve health care for North Carolinians, particularly in infant mortality—serving from 1989 to 1996 as chair of the Governor’s Commission on the Reduction of Infant Mortality. He was a founder of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine and served as vice chair of its board of directors from 1984 until 2005. He also served as vice chair of the North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation from 1989 until 2005.Additionally, Dr. Bondurant was instrumental in the formation of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
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