UNC President Margaret Spellings, left, congratulates Dr. A. Wesley Burks after he was named CEO of UNC Health Care, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.
UNC President Margaret Spellings, left, congratulates Dr. A. Wesley Burks after he was named CEO of UNC Health Care, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. TRAVIS LONG tlong@newsobserver.com@newsobser
UNC President Margaret Spellings, left, congratulates Dr. A. Wesley Burks after he was named CEO of UNC Health Care, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. TRAVIS LONG tlong@newsobserver.com@newsobser

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