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Read the announcement of Dr. Joseph Piven’s Five-Year Review, and learn how to provide your perspective in this important process.

An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Joseph Piven, MD in his position as Director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. The review is a standard procedure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and will take place on September 9, 2020.

The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions, and relevant information – all written comments must be submitted to Morgan Resnick-Kahle ( or the committee members listed below by August 28, 2020. If you wish to provide verbal comments at the review, please contact Tiffani Cain ( no later than August 28, 2020.

Note that North Carolina law requires that any written materials developed or received by the committee during the review may be made available to the person being reviewed upon request. All requests from the person being reviewed will be handled by the Legal Department with names and any identifying information being redacted prior to release of the material.

Members of the Review Committee

Margaret Leigh, MD, Review Committee Chair – Professor, Pediatrics
Craig Cameron, PhD
– Distinguished Professor and Chair, Microbiology and Immunology
Georgette Dent, MD
– Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Gwenn Garden, MD, PhD
– Professor and Chair, Neurology
Edwin Kim, MD, MS
– Associate Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics
Karen Mohlke, PhD
– Professor, Genetics
Morgan Resnick-Kahle, MAEd
– Assistant Director for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development