Governing Board

The Governing Board of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Alumni Association represents the School’s nearly 18,000 alumni in all 100 North Carolina counties, every state in the U.S., and over 100 countries worldwide. The board meets quarterly to work with the School’s leadership to address issues of importance to alumni and to organize social, networking and professional development events.

Click here to view this list as a pdf.

President (July 2014-June 2016)
Amy Lansky, MPH ’91, PhD ’96 (HB)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention**
(404) 358-6976
AmyLansky@alumni.unc.edu
** Dr. Lansky is serving in her personal capacity.
Click here for Biosketch

Immediate Past President (July 2014 – June 2015)
Priscilla A. 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
Click here for Biosketch

Director At-Large (Through June, 2016)
Emeka C. Anen, BSPH HPM ’10
Management Consultant
(919) 649-0106
Emeka@alumni.unc.edu
Click here for Biosketch

Director At-Large (Through June, 2015)
Margaret A. Brennan, MPH ’96 (MCH)
Chief Executive Officer
North Shore Community Health, Inc. 
29 Rockland Street
Swampscott, MA 01907
(339) 440-4509 
Director At-Large (Through June, 2015)
Michele R. Forman, PhD ’77, MSP ’74 (EPID), MA
Bruton 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
Director At-Large (Through June, 2015)
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
Click here for Biosketch

Director At-Large (Through June, 2016)
Todd A. Jones, BSPH HPM ’93
Attorney at Law
Anderson Jones, PLLC
1305 Navaho Dr., Ste. 303
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 277-2541
Facsimile: (919) 277-2544
tjones@andersonandjones.com
Click here for Biosketch

Director At-Large (Through June, 2016)
Jerold Mande, MPH NUTR ’83
202.720.7711
Jerold.Mande@gmail.com
Click here for Biosketch

Director At-Large (Through June, 2016)
Melinda Hinson Neely, BSPH NUTR ’86
1309 N 25th Street
Boise, ID 83702
208-867-5970
Melindahinsonneely@gmail.com
Click here for Biosketch

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 chapter leaders (Ex-Officio positions are non voting)

Regional chapter leaders (Ex-Officio positions are non voting)

Atlanta
President
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)
chcassell@gmail.com 

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

Boston
President
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)
stacy.christian@rocketmail.com

Regional chapter leaders (Ex-Officio positions are non voting)

New York
President
Jay Goldring, MSPH ’66 (ESE)
jaygoldring@gmail.com

Washington, DC
President
Roslyn Johnson, BSPH ’05 (HPM)
 
Deloitte Consulting
(919) 593-6913 
 
Regional chapter leaders (Ex-Officio positions are non voting)
Looking for a regional chapter not listed here?
Contact Jerry Salak at jerry.salak@unc.edu or 919-843-0661

Department chapter leaders

Department chapter leaders
Biostatistics
President
Todd Schwartz, MS ’98, DrPH ’04
Research Associate 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

Biostatistics
President-Elect
(Ex-Officio)
Vacant

Department chapter leaders

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
President

Eric S. Money, MS ’03, PhD ‘09

Associate Director of Professional Education
Assistant Professor
Center for Geospatial Analytics
College of Natural Resources
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 7106
Raleigh, NC  27695-7106
esmoney@ncsu.edu

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
President-Elect
(Ex-Officio)
Vacant

Department chapter leaders
Epidemiology
Co-President
M. Elizabeth Hodgson, MSPH ’00, PhD ’09 
Epidemiologist
Social and Scientific Systems (Sister Study)
1009 Slater Road
Durham, NC 27703
(919)-961-8178
Epidemiology
Co-President
Thao Vo,
MSPH ’02, PhD ’07
tvo@mindspring.com
Department chapter leaders
Health Behavior
President
Ingrid Morris, MPH ’03
Healthcare Program Developer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
(919) 765-3827

Health Behavior
President-Elect
(Ex-Officio)
Vacant

Department chapter leaders

Health Policy and Management
Co-Representative
Shayla Williams, BSPH ’02, MHA ’04
Senior Administrative Director
Duke Heart Center
Duke University Health Systems
Durham, North Carolina 27713
(919) 681-8813
shayla.h.williams@duke.edu

Health Policy and Management
Co-Representative
 (Ex-Officio)
Kevin J. Harlen, MSPH ‘88
9502 Wire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(310) 587-2049
kjharlen@yahoo.com

Department chapter leaders

Maternal and Child Health
Co-Representative
 
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

Maternal and Child Health
Co-Representative
 (Ex-Officio)
Joseph Lee, MPH ‘08
Counter Tobacco Lab
200 N. Greensboro Street, Suite D-13
Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 794-1691
jose.lee@unc.edu

Department chapter leaders

Nutrition
President
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

Nutrition
President-Elect
(Ex-Officio)
Kathryn (Kate) Sayre (Pilewski), MPH ’11
Student Health Dietitian
Duke University
DUMC 2899
Durham, NC  27710
(973) 224-7575
katesayre128@gmail.com

Department chapter leaders

Public Health Leadership Program
President
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)
shaunanhay@gmail.com

Public Health Leadership Program
President-Elect
(Ex-Officio)
Vacant

Student Government Co-President
Shivani Garg

BSPH candidate in Health Policy and Management
shivanig@live.unc.edu

Student Government Co-President
Patsy Polston
Doctoral candidate in Environmental Sciences and Engineering
polston@live.unc.edu

Minority Student Caucus
Co-President
Bianka Reese
Doctoral candidate in Maternal and Child Health
bmreese@live.unc.edu

Minority Student Caucus
Co-President
Vacant

Other Alumni Committee Members

Other Alumni Committee Members

Vickie Bass, BSPH ’83 (HB), MSPH ’87 (HPM)
Executive Director
Starbright
Post Office Box 2
Creedmoor, NC 27522
(919) 480-5514
(888) 480-7581 (fax)
Vickie_Bass@alumni.unc.edu

Marion Elliott Deerhake, MSPH ’78 (ESE)
Sr. Research Environmental Scientist
RTI International
P.O. Box 12194
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
(919) 316-3410
med@rti.org

Other Alumni Committee Members

Sharon Epstein, MA, MPH ’82 (MCH)
Consultant, International Health
213 Providence Glen Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-6992
(919) 903-8564
(718) 702-0137 (cell)
epsteinse@gmail.com

Sonya Goode, 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

Other Alumni Committee Members

Morgan Tackett, MHA ’91 (HPM)
4033 Kelly Drive
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 402-9866
(919) 672-5311 (cell)
morganumsteadtackett@gmail.com

Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)

Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)

Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH
Alumni Distinguished Professor and Dean
Campus Box 7400
(919) 966-3215
FAX: (919) 966-7678
brimer@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

Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)

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

Crystal Hinson Miller, MA, CFRE
Associate Dean for Advancement
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-0198
(919) 966-0222 (fax)
miller@unc.edu

Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)

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

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

Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)

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

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

Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)

Gregory Bocchino, EdD
Director, Student Services
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-0064
(919) 966-6342 (fax)
bocchino@unc.edu

Stephen Couch
Associate Director of Development and
Director of the 75th Anniversary Campaign
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-0219
stephen_couch@unc.edu

Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)

Susie Smith
Stewardship and Donor Relations Manager
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-3722
(919) 966-0222 (fax)
susies@email.unc.edu

Deanna Wilkie
Secretary/Treasurer
Alumni Association Governing Board
Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Affairs
Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-0218
dwilkie@unc.edu

Department Chairs

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 R. Kosorok, PhD
W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair
Biostatistics
Campus Box 7420
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7420
(919) 966-8107
kosorok@unc.edu

Department Chairs

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

Department Chairs

Elizabeth (Beth) Mayer-Davis, PhD
Professor and 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

Department Chairs

Carolyn Halpern, PhD
Professor and Interim Chair
Maternal and Child Health
Campus Box 7445
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7445
(919) 966-5981
(919) 966-0458 (fax)
carolyn_halpern@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

Department Chairs

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