Jacqueline Rollins Wynn is the director of health careers and workforce diversity and inclusion at NC AHEC. In her work at NC AHEC, she is primarily responsible for the statewide implementation of health careers and workforce diversity and development programs and activities, including the NC AHEC Scholars Program. Under her leadership and guidance, the nine regional Area Health Education Centers offer health careers and workforce diversity and development programs and activities to participants across the state. She is a co-founder of the North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity and the UNC Chapel Hill Health Affairs Pipeline Partnership Initiative. Additionally, she serves as the primary AHEC liaison to the UNC Chapel hill School of Public Health and School of Dentistry and to the North Carolina Health Careers Access Program, an inter-institutional program based at UNC Chapel Hill that works to increase the number of underrepresented individuals who are trained, educated, and employed in the health professions.
Jacqueline has worked at various capacities and has served on major committees for the NC AHEC Program for the last 35 years. She served as the interim chief executive officer of the National AHEC Organization, as the only second-term president of the NAO, as president of the National Association of Medical Minority Educators, Inc., and was the managing editor of the award-winning North Carolina Health Careers manual. Jacqueline directed NC AHEC statewide Spanish interpreter trainings from 1998–2005 and traveled to Mexico with a statewide delegation of health care leaders to look at the health care system in Mexico City and Puebla.
She received a BS in zoology from North Carolina State University, a Master of Public Health in health policy and administration from the University of North Carolina, and completed her coursework for a doctorate in health professions education from North Carolina State University. She is experienced in grant writing, project and budget administration and evaluation.