UNCW Board of Trustees
Dr. Fred N. Eshelman
Dr. Fred N. Eshelman, a resident of Wilmington, N.C., was appointed by the governor to the University of North Carolina Wilmington Board of Trustees to complete an unexpired term ending 2013. He serves as a member of the Business Affairs Committee and the Educational Planning and Programs Committee.
A native of High Point, N.C., Dr. Eshelman is the founder and CEO of Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc. PPD, a global contract research company headquartered in Wilmington.
Eshelman received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from UNC Chapel Hill, a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Cincinnati and an OPM from Harvard. He serves as an adjunct professor at UNC Chapel Hill.