UNCW Board of Trustees

Dr. Fred N. Eshelman

Fred 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.


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