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Five Questions with Angelica Figueroa

Angelica Figueroa brings her love of theme parks to the Gillings School.   Name: Angelica Figueroa Position: Executive assistant, Dean’s Office Years at Gillings: Five   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I support the dean and manage the front office. We interact with so many people – we’re basically the welcoming… Read more »

Five Questions with Da’Esha McPhaul

Da’Esha McPhaul’s academic success inspired her parents to return to school.   Name: Da’Esha McPhaul Position: Student services manager, Department of Health Behavior Years at Gillings: That’s complicated! I was a work-study student in the department from 2010 to 2012. I returned to Gillings as a full-time assistant in January 2014, and became a manager in… Read more »

Five Questions with Jon Mozes

Jon Mozes is loving the (creative) nightmare.   Name: Jon Mozes Position: Business services coordinator, Department of Nutrition Years at Gillings: Nine   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I have what’s basically a “His Girl Friday” role in the Department of Nutrition. My duties run from hands-on facilities work, like… Read more »

Five Questions with Lynnette Jones

Lynnette Jones’ skills range from supervising to sewing.   Name: Lynnette Jones Position: Student services manager/registrar, Department of Health Policy and Management Years at Gillings: Eight (I’ve been at UNC for 25 years, though. I spent the first 17 in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.)   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it):… Read more »

Five Questions with Bryan Andregg

Bryan Andregg brings a chef’s efficiency to the world of IT.   Name: Bryan Andregg Position: Security and systems manager for Instructional and Information Systems Years at Gillings: Three   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I manage a team that provides the infrastructure and support for information technology (IT) at… Read more »

Five Questions with David Hill

David Hill hits the high notes.   Name: David Hill Position: Technical support analyst, Department of Biostatistics Years at Gillings: 10   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I support computing services for the biostatistics department. Basically, I monitor our servers and help end users with their desktops, laptops and mobile… Read more »

Five Questions with Lisa Garland

Lisa Garland is a reproductive health educator and undercover Spanish speaker.   Name: Lisa Garland Position: Graduate student in the Public Health Leadership Program (PHLP) Years at Gillings: I’m in my second year.   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I study reproductive health. The great thing about PHLP is how flexible the… Read more »

Five Questions with Trinnette Cooper

Trinnette Cooper might be the busiest person you know – and she loves it.   Name: Trinnette Cooper Position: Coordinator for diversity programs and recruitment in the Office of Student Affairs Years at Gillings: Three   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): My primary goal is to recruit a diverse population… Read more »

Five Questions with Susie Smith

Susie Smith is a database-builder who raises chickens on the side.   Name: Susie Smith Position: Stewardship and donor relations manager, Advancement Years at Gillings: Three (I’ve been at UNC for seven years though, and worked in the chemistry, pharmacy and orthopaedics departments.)   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I… Read more »

Five Questions with Nora Franceschini

Nora Franceschini loves scientific puzzles… and jazz.   Name: Nora Franceschini Position: Research associate professor, Department of Epidemiology Years at Gillings: Eight (in my current role, but I also earned a Master of Public Health degree from the School)   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I work to find genes… Read more »