Michael Young, Director of Telemedicine
Prior to his arrival to Chapel Hill in 2009, Michael served as Director of Telemedicine and Distance Learning at Oklahoma State University for 8 years. While at OSU, Michael developed and built the OSU Mobile Telemedicine Clinic enabling OSU physicians to visit patients across the state. Mr. Young is working to implement a statewide oncology network and currently oversees more than 50 sites located in 21 communities across North Carolina.
Julie Sweedler, MPH, Education Coordinator
Julie Sweedler was hired in 2011 as the Education Coordinator for the UNC Cancer Network’s Telehealth Program. While she is new to the Telehealth program, she is no stranger to UNC, having worked for 7 years as the first Manager of the Women’s Health Information Center at the N.C. Women’s Hospital. Prior to taking her current job, Ms. Sweedler spent close to 2 years as the Education Director at a new specialty hospital in Botswana, southern Africa where she created a continuing medical education program for the doctors there. Ms. Sweedler received her Masters of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in 1994. She is happy to be back at UNC and working with our oncology partners throughout the State who use the Telehealth technology provided by UNC to access UNC Tumor Boards and other continuing medical education programming.
Mary King, Operational Coordinator
Prior to Mary’s arrival to Chapel Hill in 2011, she worked for the President Pro Tempore of the NC Senate for 15 years, and served as Director of Legislative Research and Member Services. While at the NC Senate, Mary had the pleasure of working directly with all branches of government and constituents throughout NC and beyond. Mary studied Business Administration at Shaw University and is presently pursuing a degree in nursing. Currently, Mary is the Operations Coordinator for the UNC Cancer Network where she helps to ensure all day to day operations run smoothly within the UNC Cancer Network.
Taryn Scarborough, MHA, Telehealth Project Coordinator
Taryn Scarborough was recently hired as the Telehealth Project Coordinator for the UNC Cancer Network. Prior to joining the UNC Cancer Network, Ms. Scarborough worked for a health information technology vendor supporting and training their clients all over the United States. Ms. Scarborough supports the telehealth sites in rural hospitals, rural clinics, and Telehealth networks in North Carolina. She is also working to coordinate and promote Tumor Boards.