Five Questions with Amy Alves

Amy Alves is a “Jackie O. of all trades.”   Name: Amy Alves Position: Facilities coordinator, Facilities Office Time at the Gillings School: Five months (I’ve been in the UNC system for 10 years, though! I started working at UNC-Greensboro and then came to UNC-Chapel Hill in 2007 to work in Facilities Services. Since then,… Read more »

Five Questions with Peggy Bentley

Peggy Bentley’s passion for nutritional anthropology has taken her around the globe.   Name: Peggy Bentley Position: Carla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of global nutrition and associate dean for global health Years at Gillings: 18   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I’m part of the Gillings Global GatewayTM, and one… Read more »

Five Questions with Marcia Gretsinger

Marcia Gretsinger has fun while keeping the Gillings School secure.   Name: Marcia (“Marsha”) Gretsinger Position: Security guard, Gillings School of Global Public Health Years at Gillings: Ten years (I started as a temporary guard in January 2007, working primarily at UNC Gillings and the Kenan Center. My hours at the Gillings School steadily increased… Read more »

Five Questions with Spencer Gee

Spencer Gee has so many hobbies and so little time.   Name: Spencer Gee Position: IT support specialist, Department of Epidemiology Years at Gillings: 17 years   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I provide end-user support for faculty, staff and students in the department. The short version is that I do… Read more »

Five Questions with Byron Powell

Byron Powell has a life worth reliving.   Name: Byron Powell Position: Assistant professor, Department of Health Policy and Management Years at Gillings: One   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I’m an implementation researcher, so my work focuses on identifying strategies to integrate effective practices into community settings with the… Read more »

Five Questions with Mary White

Mary White seeks new experiences, from volunteering to dog sledding.   Name: Mary White Position: Global public health librarian, Health Sciences Library (HSL) Years at Gillings: Six months (I’ve worked at UNC for two years, but just transitioned from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute to public health in January 2016. I also… Read more »

Five Questions with Chantal Donaghy

Chantal Donaghy has lived all around the world, but made Chapel Hill her home.   Name: Chantal Donaghy Position: Administrative assistant to the director, Public Health Leadership Program (PHLP) and North Carolina Institute of Public Health Years at Gillings: 15   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): People always say I’m… Read more »