Health Behavior Faculty and Staff

The Department of Health Behavior has 30 regular faculty and 55 adjunct faculty members who guide students, colleagues and communities from across the globe in scholarship, research and service.

Our faculty are renowned as local and global leaders in various fields within public health. Their work and impact are enhanced by the diversity of their academic and professional backgrounds, volunteer service and experiences.

Select any faculty member’s name to see his or her profile.

Visit our research page to scroll through a list of faculty with education, teaching responsibilities, and research interests or visit the Gillings School Research page

Clare Barrington Associate Professor
Lynn White Blanchard Clinical Associate Professor
Marcella Boynton Research Assistant Professor
Noel Brewer Professor
Lori Carter-Edwards Research Associate Professor
Carolyn Crump Research Associate Professor
Jo Anne Earp Professor
Geni Eng Professor
Susan Ennett Professor
Edwin Fisher Professor
Vivian Go Associate Professor
Shelley Golden Clinical Assistant Professor
Carol Golin Associate Professor
Nisha Gottfredson Assistant Professor
Jim Herrington Professor of the Practice
Meg E. Landfried Lecturer
Alexandra Lightfoot Research Assistant Professor
Laura Linnan Professor
Leslie Lytle Professor and Chair
Suzanne Maman Associate Professor
Beth Moracco Research Associate Professor
Kate Muessig Assistant Professor
Wizdom Powell Associate Professor
H. Luz McNaughton Reyes Research Assistant Professor
Kurt Ribisl Professor
Barbara Rimer Alumni Distinguished Professor/Dean
Christine Rini Research Associate Professor
Jason Smith Clinical Associate Professor
Deborah Tate Professor
Carmina Valle Research Assistant Professor


Adjunct Faculty

Mary Altpeter Adjunct Assistant Professor
Johanna Birckmayer Adjunct Associate Professor
Molly Cannon Adjunct Instructor
Delesha M. Carpenter Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ewan Cobran Adjunct Assistant Professor
Mary Davis Adjunct Assistant Professor
Robert DeVellis Adjunct Professor
Denise Dickinson Adjunct Instructor
Robert Flewelling Adjunct Assistant Professor
Kristie Foley Adjunct Associate Professor
Vangie Foshee Adjunct Professor
Robert Foss Adjunct Professor
Elizabeth French Adjunct Instructor
Mariana Garrettson Adjunct Instructor
Susan Gaylord Adjunct Associate Professor
Jennifer M. Gierisch Adjunct Assistant Professor
Lisa Gilbert Adjunct Assistant Professor
Bernard Glassman Adjunct Instructor
Moses Goldmon Adjunct Assistant Professor
Debbie Grammer Adjunct Instructor
Daniel Halperin Adjunct Professor
Susan W. Haws Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sally Herndon Adjunct Instructor
Christine Jackson Adjunct Associate Professor
David Jolly Adjunct Associate Professor
Megan Lewis Adjunct Assistant Professor
Kathleen MacQueen Adjunct Associate Professor
David McCoy Adjunct Assistant Professor  contact the department
Meg Molloy Adjunct Assistant Professor
Alexis Moore Adjunct Instructor
Ingrid Morris Adjunct Instructor
Melva Okun Adjunct Assistant Professor
Carol Patterson Adjunct Instructor
Krista Perreira Adjunct Associate Professor
Robert Pleasants Adjunct Assistant Professor
Kathryn Pollak Adjunct Associate Professor
Scott Rhodes Adjunct Associate Professor
Christopher Ringwalt Adjunct Professor
Marcia Roth Adjunct Instructor
Carol Runyan Adjunct Professor
Michael Schulman Adjunct Professor
Paschal Sheeran Adjunct Professor
Arjumand Siddiqi Adjunct Assistant Professor
Celette Sugg Skinner Adjunct Associate Professor
Paige Hall Smith Adjunct Associate Professor
Brian Southwell Adjunct Associate Professor
Elizabeth Stern Adjunct Instructor
Karen Strazza Adjunct Instructor
Katherine Turner Adjunct Instructor
Gina Upchurch Adjunct Instructor
Amy Vincus Adjunct Instructor
Maihan Vu Adjunct Assistant Professor
Anna Waller Adjunct Associate Professor
Karen Webb Adjunct Instructor
Godfrey Woelk Adjunct Associate Professor
Michael Yonas Adjunct Associate Professor


Emeritus Faculty
Karl Bauman Professor Emeritus
Brenda DeVellis Professor Emeritus
John W. Hatch Kenan Professor Emeritus
Ethel J.  Jackson Professor Emeritus
Elizabeth Mutran Professor Emeritus
James Sorenson Professor Emeritus
Allan Steckler Professor Emeritus

Amorelle Crossley
Grants Manager
365 Rosenau Hall

Laura Pearson
Department Secretary
302 Rosenau Hall

Da’Esha McPhaul
Student Services Manager
358C Rosenau Hall

Robin Perkins
Accounting Manager
302D Rosenau Hall

Helena Mullen
Assistant to Department Chair
302F Rosenau Hall

Judith Winkler
Communications and Promotion Specialist
302E Rosenau Hall

Peter Balvanz Project Coordinator
James Emery Research Associate
Ashley Feld Project Director
Megan Elizabeth Hall Assistant Program Director
Robert J.Letourneau Research Associate
Elizabeth Moore Research Associate
Teerada Sripaipan Program Coordinator
Yao (Patrick) Tang Program Manager
Sam Thompson Evaluator
Diana Urlaub Research Associate


Postdoctoral Appointments

Justin Byron, PhD – Cancer Research
Donaldson Conserve, PhD – HIV/AIDS research
Kia Davis, PhD – Cancer Health Disparities
Katrina Ellis, PhD – Cancer Health Disparities
Teri Malo, PhD – Cancer Research
Chantel Martin, PhD – Cancer Health Disparities
Sheri Mouw, MD – Cancer Research

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