Morrisville– Meg Zomorodi PhD, RN, CNL has been selected by the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine to the prestigious honor of membership. Dr. Zomorodi joins over 150 leaders in health, medicine, and policy across North Carolina to receive this honor and partner with the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) to advance health policy for a healthier state.

As the Assistant Provost and Director for the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Zomorodi works with her team to develop new and educational models to engage health professionals to be collaborative-practice ready. Dr. Zomorodi’s work with the Rural Interprofessional Health Initiative is an example of the types of innovation that brings together students and community partners to advance population health through quality improvement.

“We are pleased to welcome these new members to the NCIOM,” said Dr. Adam Zolotor, president and CEO of the NCIOM. “We look forward to working with them to continue the mission of the Institute, seeking constructive solutions to statewide problems that impede the improvement of health and efficient and effective delivery of health care for all North Carolinians.”

About the North Carolina Institute of Medicine:
The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is an independent, quasi-state agency that was chartered by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1983 to provide balanced, nonpartisan information on issues of relevance to the health of North Carolina’s population. The NCIOM convenes task forces of knowledgeable and interested individuals to study complex health issues facing the state in order to develop workable solutions to address these issues to improve health, health care access, and quality of health care in North Carolina. Visit www.nciom.org for more information.

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