Jordan named Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development

Dr. William L. Roper, MD, MPH, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Joanne M. Jordan, MD, MPH, as Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, effective April 15, 2015.

Jordan named Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development click to enlarge Joanne Jordan

She will retain her current appointments as Joseph P. Archie, Jr. Eminent Professor of Medicine, chief, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, and Director, Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

In her new role, Jordan will be charged with:

  • Supervision of 5-year reviews of tenured faculty, department chairs and center directors
  • Oversight of Appointment, Promotion and Tenure committees
  • Faculty Pipeline Programs, the Simmons Scholar Program and the Scientific Integrity Office
  • Coordination of searches for chairs and center directors
  • Oversight of faculty leadership development activities in the School of Medicine

In her role as Executive Associate Dean, Jordan will report to Wesley Burks, MD, Executive Dean of the School of Medicine.

Jordan has served on the faculty of the UNC School of Medicine since 1987. The outstanding communications skills and leadership abilities she has displayed in her 27 years at UNC make her well suited for success in her new, expanded role. Jordan replaces Paul Godley, MD, PhD, who was recently appointed as the School’s Vice Dean for Finance and Administration.

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