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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Focus Carolina: Sheryl Zimmerman

An internationally recognized expert in long-term care services for older adults, Sheryl Zimmerman is a Kenan Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean of Research in the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also co-directs the research program on aging, disability, and long-term care in the UNC Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Dr. Zimmerman has developed evidence-based practices to help caregivers across a range of settings respond to medical events and provide care for activities of daily living.

About Focus Carolina

Every day, faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

Tune in to Focus Carolina during morning, noon and evening drive times and on the weekends to hear their stories and find out what ignites their passion for their work. Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on WCHL, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You can listen to WCHL at 97.9 FM or 1360 AM.