Gary Park has served as president of UNC Hospitals since March 2004. UNC Hospitals is an academic medical center comprising 839 beds and approximately 9,000 employees. In addition, he is responsible for UNC REX Healthcare and other affiliated hospitals in the UNC Health Care System network.
Park previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Moses Cone Health System from October 1997 until December 2000. He also served as president of Wesley Long Community Hospital from November 1992 until September 1997 when Wesley Long merged with Moses Cone. Prior to his position at Wesley Long, Park was president of Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston, West Virginia from 1986 to 1992. He has an undergraduate and graduate degree from West Virginia.