Webb Appointed Assistant Vice Chancellor of Health and Wellness

By Jackie Torok / 03/13/2024 Student Affairs

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 13, 2024) – Padonda B. Webb ‘03, DNP, FNP-BC, has been appointed assistant vice chancellor of Health and Wellness in North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Division of Student Affairs, Melody Pierce, Ph.D., vice chancellor for Student Affairs, announced today.

Dr. Padonda Webb“Dr. Webb has dedicated over 20 years of her adult life to helping others, always keeping her motto, ‘Success is not about how much money you make; it is about the difference you make in people’s lives,’ at the forefront of her mind,” said Pierce.

Webb has worked for her alma mater for the past eight years. She served in various clinical and leadership positions within the Dr. Alvin V. Blount Jr. Student Health Center, where she has been executive director since 2020 and successfully guided the university though the COVID-19 pandemic. Under her leadership, A&T was one of four universities in the University of North Carolina System that stepped up to vaccinate people in the community as well as students, faculty and staff on campus, establishing a national model for fighting the pandemic.

Webb earned many accolades as Blount Student Health Center executive director, including the N.C. A&T University Award for Excellence in Aggie Pride (Going the Extra Mile) and 2021 N.C. A&T Student Affairs Outstanding Employee.

Webb also serves as co-principal investigator for the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Healthy Equity Data Consortium partnership with North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Her diverse work experience as a board-certified health care provider includes emergency medicine, critical care, urgent care and primary care in the Triad, in addition to student health services.

Webb is a member of the American College Health Association (ACHA), where her work includes establishing and serving as co-chair for HBCU Coalition and serving as co-chair for the Racial Marginalization and Health Inequities Task Force. She received the Hannibal E. Howell Jr. Award for Promoting Diversity in College Health from ACHA in 2021.

Webb received a B.S. in nursing from A&T, M.S. in nursing from Winston-Salem State University and DNP from the University of South Alabama-Mobile. She is both a registered nurse (RN) and an advanced practice RN and is certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support by the American Red Cross and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support by the American Heart Association. Having published several papers and presented at regional and national health conferences, she has taught at Winston-Salem State, where she remains an adjunct professor, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Media Contact Information: jtorok@ncat.edu

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