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NC-HCAP has nearly 40 years of experience in providing career and educational resources for North Carolina pre-college and college students, teachers, parents and community leaders. With a highly talented and dedicated staff, NC-HCAP is committed to guiding and supporting our students in making informed decisions about their educational and career paths.

Dr. Rosalyn Beecham-Green, Senior Director

Dr. Rosalyn Beecham-Green has been appointed the director of NC-HCAP. In this role, she provides leadership on strategic planning, policy development, fundraising, financial management, administrative and programmatic planning.

She plans to build on existing programs by developing ways to sustain relationships with program participants throughout the academic year. In time, she hopes to create a continuous pipeline of programsĀ for underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students in North Carolina from kindergarten through college interested in health professions careers.

Previously, Beecham-Green was associate dean of student affairs at Ross University School of Medicine in the Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies. Additionally, she has held leadership positions at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, The University of Iowa and Howard University College of Medicine.

She earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from The University of Iowa.

Dr. Paula Borden, Co-Director

Paula joined the NC-HCAP team in February of 2007. As the associate director/college outreach coordinator, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the office as well as planning, developing and implementing college outreach initiatives. She serves as the advisor for the NC-HCAP Health Careers Club.

Prior to assuming her current role, Paula was employed with the Morehead-Cain Foundation, an undergraduate scholarship program at UNC, and served as an AmeriCorp VISTA volunteer for the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Paula received a Bachelor of Science degree in communications studies from Wingate University and earned a Master of Arts degree in counselor education from North Carolina Central University. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the North Carolina Counseling Association, and the National Association of Medical Minority Educators, Inc.