The School Experience

HIPAA Training

Policies, Procedures and Resources

The UNC School of Dentistry is a covered entity within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for HIPAA purposes. We follow the University’s HIPAA policies and procedures. There are HIPAA privacy and security officers based at the University level and HIPAA privacy and security officers within the School of Dentistry. This web page contains information that is consistent with, if not identical to, the University’s information. The only modifications of the University’s policies and procedures occur when it is necessary to give more details or to give local interpretations specific to the School of Dentistry.


  • To access the HIPAA presentation and quiz, visit 
  • All faculty, staff, and students are required to complete annual HIPAA training. This training is easily accomplished online. The online system consists of a presentation and quiz and it generates a report to track your compliance. To access the HIPAA quiz, you will need your PID number.
  • If you do not know your PID number, there is a link provided to help you.
  • For problems accessing the HIPAA quiz, please email Tracy Wetherby Williams.

Policies and Procedures



HIPAA Information (email link)

UNC HIPAA Chief Privacy Officer
Micki Jernigan
Phone: (919) 445-0232

UNC HIPAA Security Officer
Kevin Lanning
Phone: (919) 445-9391

School of Dentistry HIPAA Privacy Officer
Dr. Darryn Weinstein
Phone: (919) 537-3588

School of Dentistry HIPAA Security Officer
David Rankin
Phone: (919) 537-3485