Paul Godley, MD, PhD, MPP, UNC School of Medicine’s Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, passed away Sunday, March 31.
“All of us at the UNC School of Medicine deeply respected Paul, and he will be greatly missed by everyone fortunate enough to have known him,” said Wesley Burks, MD, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care. “Paul’s contributions to our institution and our community cannot be overstated.”
Dr. Godley became the UNC School of Medicine’s first Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion in 2017. In this role, Dr. Godley oversaw the School of Medicine’s efforts to build a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment. Prior to this role, he served as Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Associate Dean for Finance and Administration.