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 »

Five Questions with Natiaya Neal

Natiaya Neal has been singing her entire life.   Name: Natiaya Neal Position: Business services manager, Office of Student Affairs Years at Gillings: Two   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I sit at the entrance to our office, so I greet everyone. If you call, email or stop by, I’ll… Read more »

Five Questions with Joy Cox

For Joy Cox, ‘Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge’ is just one more adventure.   Name: Joy Cox Position: Social/clinical research assistant with the Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Years at Gillings: Six (I graduated from UNC in 2009 with a degree in romance languages, and was already taking some nutrition classes at that point.)   What… Read more »

Five Questions with Kate Sayre

For Kate Sayre, food is love.   Name: Kate Sayre Position: Outreach services coordinator, Practice and Continuing Education (PACE) Division, Department of Nutrition Years at Gillings: 3.5 (I came here as a student in 2009 and worked for about 2.5 years with the Diet and Physical Activity Core; I returned to UNC about a year… Read more »