Quotation Mark

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” —Albert Schweitzer

Our Team

Barbara Heffner
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
NC ALBERT SCHWEITZER FELLOWSHIP

PO Box 1636
Davidson, NC 28036
(704) 895-6506
CONTACT

Trisha White, MD
BOARD: CHAIR AND TREASURER

  • Family Physician, Davidson Family Medicine
  • 1984 Lambaréné Schweitzer Fellow

Board Members

George Adams, MD

  • Cardiologist, NC Heart and Vascular
  • 1997 NC Schweitzer Fellow

 

Greg Chadwick, DDS, MS

  • Dean, ECU School of Dental Medicine

 

William “Billy” Fischer, MD

  • Pulmonologist, UNC School of Medicine
  • 2001 NC Fellow for Life and 2003 Lambaréné Fellow

 

Benjamin Gilmer, MD, MS

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), UNC School of Medicine – Chapel Hill
  • Family Medicine Clerkship Director
  • Medical Director, Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars
  • Medical Director, MAHEC Rural and Global Health Fellowship
  • 2002 NC Fellow and 2004 Lambaréné Fellow

Melissa Green, MPH

  • Deputy Director for Recruitment and Communications, Clinical Scholars National Leadership Program
  • 2000 NC Schweitzer Fellow

 

Tom Irons, MD

  • Associate Vice Chancellor, Regional Health Services, Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Office of Generalist Programs, ECU Brody School of Medicine