Peggy Wilmoth, PhD, MSS, RN, FAAN

Executive Dean and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Office: 1008

An experienced oncology nurse with a program of research in psychosocial oncology, Dr. Wilmoth is noted for having established highly distinguished dual careers in academia and the military for more than 35 years.

Dr. Wilmoth presently serves on the faculty at Georgia State University’s Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, a school she previously led as dean; and she retired May 1 from a decorated military career, having reached the rank of major general and deputy surgeon general for the U.S. Army Reserve, the first nurse and woman to fill the role. She also served on the Army Reserve Forces Policy Committee, having been appointed by the Secretary of the Army, where she most recently served as Deputy Chair.


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