Governing Board

Alumni Association President Priscilla Guild, MSPH '71 (BIOS), signs gift agreements with Associate Dean for External Affairs, Peggy Dean Glenn and Immediate Past President Joseph John, MHA '05 (HPM), FACHE committing more than $21,000 in Alumni Association funds to the Past Presidents' Challenge Scholarship while broadening the scholarship and changing the name to the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Alumni Association Scholarship. - April 8, 2011.

Alumni Association President Priscilla Guild, MSPH ’71 (BIOS), signs gift agreements with Associate Dean for External Affairs, Peggy Dean Glenn and Immediate Past President Joseph John, MHA ’05 (HPM), FACHE committing more than $21,000 in Alumni Association funds to the Past Presidents’ Challenge Scholarship while broadening the scholarship and changing the name to the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Alumni Association Scholarship. – April 8, 2011.
The Governing Board of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Alumni Association represents the School’s 17,000+ alumni. Meeting quarterly, the Governing Board works with the School’s leadership to address issues of importance to alumni and to organize social, networking and professional development events.
 
 

President (July 2012 – June 2014)

Priscilla Guild, MSPH ’71 (BIOS)
Retired, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services
Research, UNC-Chapel Hill
100 Virginia Drive
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
(919) 929-6760

priscilla_guild@unc.edu

President-Elect (through June 2014)

Amy Lansky, MPH ’91, PhD ’96 (HB)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention**
(404) 358-6976

amy.lansky10@gmail.com

** Dr. Lansky is serving in her personal capacity.

 

Director At-Large (Through June, 2015)
Director At-Large (Through June, 2014)
Margaret A. Brennan, MPH ’96 (MCH)
Chief Executive Officer
North Shore Community Health, Inc. 
29 Rockland Street
Swampscott, MA 01907
(339) 440-4509
 

 

 
Melinda Eaton, Major, DVM, MPH, PhD ’10 (EPID)
Public Health Consultant
Wright-Patterson AFB
Dayton, OH 45433
(937) 938-3199
 
 
Director At-Large (Through June, 2015) Director At-Large (Through June, 2015)
Michele R. Forman, PhD ’77, MSP ’74 (EPID), MA
Burton Centennial Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Nutritional Sciences
Dell Pediatric Research Institute
The University of Texas at Austin
1400 Barbara Jordan Blvd. 
Austin, TX 78723-3092
(512) 495-4701
 
 
Donna Lee Jones, PhD ’88 (ESE)
United States Environmental Protection Agency**
Office of Air Quality Planning & Standards
Research Triangle Park, NC
(919) 414-6612
 
 
**Dr. Jones is serving in her personal capacity 
   
Director At-Large (Through June, 2014) Director At-Large (Through June, 2014)
Richard D. Kelly, BSPH ’81 (HPM), MBA
President
Worldwide Sourcing Advisors, LLC 
Virginia Biotechnology Research Park
800 East Leigh Street, Suite 18
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 241-7856
 
 
 

Director At-Large (Through June, 2014)

Jeffrey T. Quinn, MPH ’10 (HB)
Research Analyst II, Center for Child and Family Policy
Duke University 
13 Greystone Court
Durham, NC 2713
(919) 824-0743
 

 

Nancy McGee, JD, DrPH ’11 (HPM)
Managing Director
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
1 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 279-4448
 
 
 
 
Director At-Large (Through June, 2015)
C. Edwin Webb, PharmD, MPH ’85 (HPM)
Associate Executive Director
Director, Government & Professional Affairs 
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (Suite 400)
Washington, DC 20004-1017
(202) 621-1820
 
 

 

Regional Section Leaders (Ex-Officio positions are nonvoting)

Atlanta
 
President
President-Elect (Ex-Officio Position)
Cynthia Cassell, PhD ’07 (MCH)
Health Services Researcher/Epidemiologist
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention**
1600 Clifton Road, MS E-86
Atlanta, GA 30333
(404) 498-1308
(704) 914-6181 (cell)
 
**Dr. Cassell is serving in her personal capacity. 
 
Vacant
Boston
 
President
President-Elect (Ex-Officio Position)
Stacy-Ann Christian, MPH ’06 (HPM)
Director
Office of Research Administration and Finance
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue, 960 Renaissance Park
Boston, MA 02130
(617) 373-4587
(617) 373-4595 (fax)
 
Vacant
New York
 
President
President-Elect (Ex-Officio Position)
Jay Goldring, MSPH ’66 (ESE) 
 
 
 
Vacant
Washington DC
 
President
President-Elect (Ex-Officio Position)
Roslyn Johnson, BSPH ’05 (HPM) 
Deloitte Consulting
(919) 593-6913
 
 
 
Vacant
Looking for a regional chapter not listed here?
Contact Jerry Salak at jerry.salak@unc.edu or 919-834-0661
 
Departmental Section Leaders  
Biostatistics
President
President-Elect (ex-officio position)
Todd Schwartz, MS ’98, DrPH ’04
Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
School of Nursing
Campus Box 7420
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7420
(919) 843-8232
FAX: (919) 966-7285

tschwart@email.unc.edu

 
 
Vacant
 
Environmental Sciences and Engineering
President President-Elect (ex-officio position)
Jacky Rosati Rowe MS, PhD ’02
Adjunct Assistant Professor
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
(919)-619-2203
 
 
 

Eric S. Money, MS ’03, PhD ‘09
Environmental Scientist
Center for Health & Environmental Modeling
RTI International
3040 Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
(919) 523-1178

ericsmoney@gmail.com

Epidemiology
Co-Representative  President-Elect (ex-officio position)
Sumitra Shantakumar, PhD ’06 
Director, Worldwide Epidemiology 
GlaxoSmithKline R&D
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3398
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
(919) 483-9494
FAX: 919 915-8747

Vani Vannappagari, MPH ‘01, PhD ‘05
Director
Worldwide Epidemiology (Infectious Diseases)
GlaxoSmithKline (R&D)
Five Moore Drive, 17.2131
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3398
(919) 483-7046

vani.x.vannappagari@gsk.com

Health Behavior
President President-Elect (ex-officio position)

Ingrid Morris, MPH ’03
Director, Product Support
NC Prevention Partners
88 Vilcom Circle
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
(919) 969-7022 Ext. 218
 
 
 
Vacant

 

 

Health Policy and Management
Co-Representative Co-Representative (ex-officio position)
Shayla Williams, BSPH ’02, MHA ’04
Senior Administrative Director
Duke Heart Center
Duke University Health Systems
Durham, North Carolina 27713
(919) 681-8813
 

Kevin J. Harlen, MSPH ‘88
9502 Wire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(310) 587-2049

kjharlen@yahoo.com

Maternal and Child Health
Co-Representative Co-Representative (ex-officio position)
Julia L. De Clerque, DrPH ’87, MPH
Research Fellow and Investigator 
Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Campus Box 7590
Chapel Hill, NC 27955-7590
(919) 966-7106
FAX: (919) 966-5764

Julie_DeClerque@unc.edu

Joseph Lee, MPH ‘08

Counter Tobacco Lab

200 N. Greensboro Street, Suite D-13

Carrboro, NC 27510

(919) 794-1691
jose.lee@unc.edu

Nutrition
President President-Elect (ex-officio position)
Sara Morris, MAT, MPH ’09, RD
Project Manager 
Durham Epidemiologic Research and Information Center
Durham VA Medical Center 
508 Fulton Street (152)
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-0411 ext. 4032
 

Jessica Davis, MPH ’11, RD
Research Assistant
Food Research Program
Carolina Population Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box 8120
Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2524
(919) 966-5037

jessdavisAU@me.com

Public Health Leadership Program
President
President-Elect (ex-officio position)
Shauna Hay, MT (ASCP), MPH ’06
Assistant Professor (as of 7/1/13)
Division of Clinical Science
Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
4110 Bondurant Hall, CB # 7120
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350
(919) 843-4350
(919) 932-390 (cell)
 

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Vacant

Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)
 
Jerry Salak
Student Government Co-Presidents

Secretary/Treasurer 
Alumni Association Governing Board
Director of Alumni and Donor Relations
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 843-0661
(919) 966-0222 (fax)

jerry.salak@unc.edu

 

Leigh Tally
Maternal and Child Health Department
MPH in 2014

ltally@live.unc.edu

Hillary Landau
Health Policy and Management Department
BSPH in 2014
 
Minority Student Caucus
Co-President

Zakiyah Williams
Maternal and Child Health Department                                        

ZakiyahKW@gmail.com

Co-President

Jason Mose
Health Policy and Management Department

mose@email.unc.edu

School Leadership (Ex-Officio Members)

Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH
Alumni Distinguished Professor and Dean
Campus Box 7400
(919) 966-3215
FAX: (919) 966-7678
brimer@unc.edu
 
2013-2014 Governing Board Membership List
 

Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor, Epidemiology and Nutrition
Campus Box 7435
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435
(919) 962-8410
am_siegariz@unc.edu

Charletta Sims Evans, MEd
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-2400
(919) 966-6342 (fax)
simsevan@email.unc.edu

Charlotte Nuñez-Wolff, EdD
Associate Dean for Business and Administration
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-7428
(919) 966-9159 (fax)
cnunez@email.unc.edu

Julie MacMillan, MPH
Managing Director, Research and Innovation Solutions
Campus Box 7415
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7415
(919) 843-3952
Julie_MacMillan@unc.edu

Peggy Dean Glenn
Associate Dean for External Affairs
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-0198
(919) 966-0222 (fax)
peggy_glenn@unc.edu

David Pesci
Director of Communications
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 962-2600
dpesci@unc.edu

Margaret (Peggy) Bentley, PhD
Associate Dean for Global Health
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-9575
(919) 966-9159 (fax)
pbentley@unc.edu

Sandra Martin, PhD, MSc
Associate Dean for Research
Professor, Maternal and Child Health
Campus Box 7445
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7445
(919) 966-0123
sandra_martin@unc.edu

Department Chairs
 

Michael Aitken, PhD
Professor and Chair
Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Campus Box 7431
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431
(919) 966-1481
(919) 966-2583 (fax)
aitken@email.unc.edu

Michael Rene Kosorok, PhD
Professor and Chair
Biostatistics
Campus Box 7420
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7420
(919) 966-8107
kosorok@unc.edu

Sandra B. Greene, DrPH ’77 (BIOS)
Interim Chair
Health Policy and Management
Professor of the Practice in Health Policy
Campus Box 7441
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7441
(919) 966-8930
(919) 966-6961 (fax)
SandraB_Greene@unc.edu

Leslie Lytle, PhD
Professor and Chair
Health Behavior
Professor, Nutrition
Campus Box 7440
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7440
(919) 843-8171
(919) 966-2921 (fax)
llytle@email.unc.edu

Elizabeth (Beth) Mayer-Davis, PhD
Professor and Interim-Chair
Nutrition
Campus Box 7461
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7461
(919) 966-7218
(919) 962-3265 (fax)
beth_mayer-davis@unc.edu

Andrew Olshan, PhD
Professor and Chair
Epidemiology
Campus Box 7435
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435
(919) 966-7424
andy_olshan@unc.edu

Herbert B. Peterson, MD, FACOG
Kenan Distinguished Professor and Chair
Maternal and Child Health
Campus Box 7445
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7445
(919) 966-5981
(919) 966-0458 (fax)
herbert_peterson@unc.edu

Anna P. Schenck, PhD ’97 (EPID), MSPH ’83 (HB)
Associate Dean for Practice
Professor of the Practice
Director, North Carolina Institute for Public
Health and Public Health Leadership Program
Campus Box 7469
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7469
NC Institute of Public Health
Campus Box 8165
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8165
(919) 966-5285
(919) 966-0981 (fax)
anna.schenck@unc.edu

Departmental Staff for Alumni Relations

Jeffrey Simms, MSPH ‘96
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director,
Development and Alumni Relations
Health Policy and Management
Campus Box 7441
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7441
(919) 966-7380
jsimms@email.unc.edu

 

Other Alumni Committee Members

Vickie Bass, BSPH ’83 (HB), MSPH ’87 (HPM)
Executive Director
Starbright
Post Office Box 2
Creedmoor, NC 27522
(919) 824-3226
(888) 480-7581 (fax)
Vickie_Bass@alumni.unc.edu

Sonya Goode Green, MPH ’99 (HB)
Research Public Health Analyst
RTI International
3040 Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
(919) 541-6991
(919) 417-2104 (cell)
greenteam@nc.rr.com

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