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Carolina faculty members who have been elected members of the National Academy of Medicine:

Ada A. Adimora, MD, MPH (elected 2019)

Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Epidemiology

Ben D. Barker, M.Ed., DDS (elected 1983)

Dean Emeritus and Professor, Dental Ecology (retired)

Myron S. Cohen, MD (elected 2012)

J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Immunology; Professor, Epidemiology

Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc (elected 2018)

Kenan Distinguished Professor of Social Medicine and Medicine
Director, Center for Health Equity Research

Gordon H. DeFriese, PhD (elected 1994)

Professor, Social Medicine

Joseph M. DeSimone, PhD (elected 2014)

Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry and William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Chemistry and Pharmacology, NC State University & UNC-Chapel Hill

Luis A. Diaz, MD (elected 2002)

C.E. Wheeler Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dermatology

Barbara S. Hulka, MD, MPH (elected 1984)

William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology

Lyle V. Jones, PhD (elected 1984)

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Psychology

Melina Kibbe, MD (elected 2016)

Chair and Professor, Surgery

Sheila T. Leatherman, MSW (elected 2002)

Research Professor, Health Policy and Administration

Terry R. Magnuson, PhD (elected 2012)

Kay M. & Van L. Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor, Genetics

Joseph S. Pagano, MD (elected 1998)

Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research and Director Emeritus, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Medicine; Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Herbert B. Peterson, MD (elected 2007)

Chair and Professor, Maternal and Child Health

Barbara K. Rimer, PhD (elected 2008)

Alumni Distinguished Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education

William L. Roper, MD (elected 1990)

Stuart Bondurant Distinguished Professor, Pediatrics and Health Policy and Administration

Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD (elected 2014)

Michael J. Hooker Distinguished Professor, Pharmacology

David R. Rubinow, MD (elected 2011)

Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor, Psychiatry

Aziz Sancar, PhD, MD (elected 2016)

Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Kunihiko Suzuki, MD (elected 1998)

Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry

Judith E. Tintinalli, MD, MS (elected 1997)

Professor and Chair, Emergency Medicine

Raymond P. White, PhD, DDS (elected 1982)

Dalton L. McMichael Professor, Oral Surgery

Last updated March 11, 2022.