Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) has announced the appointment of Tom Wroth, M.D., MPH, as CCNC’s new CEO, come July 1. Dr. Wroth succeeds Dr. Allen Dobson, founding CEO and the principal architect of CCNC’s nationally recognized primary care delivery system. He will remain as CCNC’s appointment to the board of directors of both the Community Care Physician Network (CCPN), one of the largest clinically integrated networks (CINs) with more than 3,000 independent primary care clinicians, and Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Networks (CPESN), a national CIN of independent pharmacists that now operates in 45 states.
Dr. Wroth joined CCNC in 2005 as a senior clinical consultant, a post he held while serving as chief medical officer of Piedmont Health Services. In 2012, he was the physician chosen for appointment to the North Carolina Community Care Network board by the Federally Qualified Health Centers. He was named chief medical officer in 2016 and chief operating officer in 2018.
Dr. Wroth, a practicing physician, is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed his residency in family medicine and preventive medicine at the UNC School of Medicine. He earned his master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.