Novant Health board of trustees adds new members

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 6, 2019

WINSTON-SALEM — Novant Health, a not-for-profit health care system serving the Carolinas, Virginia and Georgia, has added three new members to the board of trustees: Brandon Adcock; Dawn Moose, M.D.; and Elwood L. Robinson, Ph.D.

“I’m pleased to welcome these three new members to our growing board of trustees,” said Carl S. Armato, president and CEO of Novant Health. “With their extensive backgrounds in health and academia, I’m confident Mr. Adcock, Dr. Moose and Dr. Robinson will support Novant Health’s strategic initiatives and commitment to delivering convenient, accessible and affordable care to our patients.”

Adcock is a co-founder and CEO of Adaptive Health, a health and wellness company that manufactures, markets and distributes dietary supplements direct to consumers, as well as in major retail chains. In 2012, Adaptive Health, formerly known as Direct Digital, was recognized as the fastest growing company in Charlotte. The same year, Adcock was named to the Charlotte Business Journal 40 under 40. Adcock graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, where he also served as director on the university’s foundation board for more than seven years.

Moose is a radiation oncologist with Piedmont Radiation Oncology in Winston-Salem. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, where Moose later received her doctor of medicine degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine. She completed her residency in radiation oncology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Moose currently serves as president of Piedmont Radiation Oncology as well as the medical director of radiation oncology for Novant Health Cancer Center at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center and Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center. She has been a member of the Radiation Safety Committee for Forsyth Medical Center since 1996 and has served as chair since 2006. Moose has also served as a member of the Novant Health Forsyth Cancer Committee since 1996.

Robinson is the chancellor of Winston-Salem State University, a position he has held since 2015. Prior to his current role, Robinson was provost and vice president of academic affairs for Cambridge College in Boston, Massachusetts. He held multiple leadership roles with North Carolina Central University in Durham, including dean for the College of Behavioral Health and Social Sciences, director of the Minority Access to Research Careers Program and chairperson for the Department of Psychology. In 2012, Robinson was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of the most prestigious awards presented by the governor of North Carolina. Robinson graduated with a bachelor of arts in psychology from North Carolina Central University and completed his master of arts in psychology from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Pennsylvania State University in State College.