Ian BuchananIan B. Buchanan, MD, MPH

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, UNC Health

Ian B. Buchanan is Deputy Chief Operating Officer for UNC Health and is responsible for Pharmacy Services, Virtual Care, Care Access, Continuing Care, and Research operations.  He also partners closely with the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive to lead and advance Nursing across the enterprise.  His is also responsible for leading development and implantation of digital and virtual care strategy.

Ian previously served as President of Ambulatory and Continuing Care for UNC Health, as well as numerous other executive roles over the past 13 years at UNC Health. Ian received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College, and his Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health degrees from UNC.  He is a proud North Carolina native, and is passionate about UNC’s mission of caring for the people of North Carolina.