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 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 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 »

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 Lisa Warren

For Lisa Warren, public health represents hope for the future.   Name: Lisa Warren Position: Administrative support specialist, Dean’s Office Years at Gillings: 1.5   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): Within the Dean’s Office, I’m a member of the administrative support team. When we pick up the phone in our… Read more »