Leah Devlin, DDS, MPH


Leah Devlin, DDS, MPH, is professor of the practice of health policy and management at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Devlin was State Health Director from 2001 to 2009 and previously was deputy state health director and health director for Wake County. She has served as president of three active state organizations – the North Carolina Association of Local Health Directors, North Carolina Public Health Association and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). Devlin received her dental degree and master's degree in public health administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2008, she received the University’s Distinguished Alumna Award.