Dean Designation

CFCC names Mary Ellen Naylor as health sciences dean

Cape Fear Community College named MARY ELLEN NAYLOR as dean of the school’s Health Sciences.

Naylor, who has been with the college since 2003, first began working as a dental hygiene instructor and rose to serve as the program director and department chair for Allied Health, officials say.

She was also chair of the college’s curriculum committee.

CFCC’s Health Science programs include an associate’s degree in nursing, dental assisting, medical sonography, and early childhood education.

“We have strong health sciences programs staffed with excellent faculty who promote student success and prepare our graduates to enter their chosen profession to meet the health care needs of our community,” Naylor says.

Naylor earned a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She received a doctorate in leadership in higher education from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.


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