Dean's Council

(listed alphabetically)

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Michael Aitken, PhD
Chair and Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
166c Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7431
aitken@email.unc.edu

Assistant: Rhoda Cerny
919-966-1024
rcerny@email.unc.edu

Environmental Sciences and Engineering (ESE)

  • Vision and leadership for ESE research, service and academic programs
  • Manages ESE’s administrative functions
  • Leads ESE faculty and staff
  • Facilitates funding from a variety of sources
  • Oversees ESE research, grants and centers
  • Connects to ESE’s alumni and donors
  • Promotes and nurtures diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership for all student functions

Courtney Arrindell
Co-President, SPH Minority Student Caucus

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Kathy Anderson, PhD
Assistant Dean for Information Technology
219b Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
919-843-5312
kathy_anderson@unc.edu

Assistant: Rob Kathner
919-962-3150
rkathner@email.unc.edu

Instructional and Information Systems (IIS)

  • Leads SPH IIS
  • Contributes to IT strategy for SPH and campus
  • Contributes to technology partnerships
  • Oversees daily technology operations
  • Leads large technology initiatives
Dr. Peggy Bentley

Margaret (Peggy) Bentley, PhD
Associate Dean for Global Health;
Carla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor, Nutrition
124 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
pbentley@unc.edu

Assistant: Elisia Black
919-843-3945
elisias@email.unc.edu

 

Gillings Global Gateway (GGG)

  • Establishing the Gillings Global Gateway
  • Facilitating strategic global collaborations
  • Enhancing global opportunities for US students
  • Increasing the number of and support for international students
  • Extending the School’s global reach and brand
  • Fostering global innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Attracting more funding and support for SPH global priorities and programs

Kathy S. Biancardi
Communication Specialist;
Administrative Assistant to Carolyn Halpern
Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7445
kathy_biancardi@unc.edu


919-962-6310

Elizabeth French, MA
Assistant Dean for Special Initiatives;
Adjunct Instructor

138 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
eafrench@unc.edu

Dean’s Office

  • Works across School to help plan, implement and communicate about initiatives, collaborations and partnerships (e.g. Gillings Global Gateway, CEPH, diversity)
  • Manages programs and coordinates special committees and initiatives, including SPH2020. Plays key role on new SPH2020 task forces.
  • Provides editorial support on School documents, webpages, brochures and other materials
  • Facilitates committee management and nominations of SPH faculty and staff for key University and School-wide awards, such as distinguished professorships as well as from other organizations (e.g. ASPPH).
  • Member, Coordination Group

Shivani Garg
Co-President, Student Government

Sandra B. Greene, DrPH

Sandra Greene, DrPH
Interim Chair and Professor of the Practice, Health Policy and Management
1101a McGavran-Greenberg Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7411
sandrab_greene@unc.edu

Assistant: Tracey Gollwitzer
919-966-9122
tracey@unc.edu

Health Policy and Management (HPM)

  • Vision and leadership for HPM research, service and academic programs
  • Manages HPM’s administrative functions
  • Leads HPM faculty and staff
  • Facilitates funding from a variety of sources
  • Oversees HPM research, grants and centers
  • Connects to HPM’s alumni and donors
  • Promotes and nurtures diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership for all student functions
Dr. Carolyn Halpern

Carolyn Halpern, PhD
Chair and Professor, Maternal and Child Health
401 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7445
carolyn_halpern@unc.edu

Assistant: Kathy Biancardi
919-966-5981
kathy_biancardi@unc.edu

Maternal and Child Health (MCH)

  • Vision and leadership for MCH research, service and academic programs
  • Manages MCH’s administrative functions
  • Leads MCH faculty and staff
  • Facilitates funding from a variety of sources
  • Oversees MCH research, grants and centers
  • Connects to MCH’s alumni and donors
  • Promotes and nurtures diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership for all student functions
Dr. James Herrington

Jim Herrington, MPH, PhD
Executive Director, Gillings Global Gateway
104 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
jimhsph@email.unc.edu

Assistant: Elisia Black
919-843-3945
elisias@email.unc.edu

 

Gillings Global Gateway (GGG)

  • Establishing the Gillings Global Gateway
  • Facilitating strategic global collaborations
  • Enhancing global opportunities for US students
  • Increasing the number of and support for international students
  • Extending the School’s global reach and brand
  • Fostering global innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Attracting more funding and support for SPH global priorities and programs
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Michael Kosorok, PhD
Chair and W. R. Kenan Distinguished Professor, Biostatistics
3101b McGavran-Greenberg Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7420
kosorok@email.unc.edu

Assistant: Betsy Seagroves
919-966-7254
bseagrov@bios.unc.edu

Biostatistics (BIOS)

  • Vision and leadership for BIOS research, service and academic programs
  • Manages BIOS’ administrative functions
  • Leads BIOS faculty and staff
  • Facilitates funding from a variety of sources
  • Oversees BIOS research, grants and centers
  • Connects to BIOS’ alumni and donors
  • Promotes and nurtures diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership for all student functions
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Leslie Lytle, PhD
Chair and Professor, Health Behavior;
Professor, Nutrition

303 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7440
919-843-8171
llytle@email.unc.edu

Assistant: Helena Mullen
919-966-1131
mullenh@email.unc.edu

Health Behavior (HB)

  • Vision and leadership for HB research, service and academic programs
  • Manages HB’s administrative functions
  • Leads HB faculty and staff
  • Facilitates funding from a variety of sources
  • Oversees HB research, grants and centers
  • Connects to HB’s alumni and donors
  • Promotes and nurtures diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership for all student functions
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Julie MacMillan, MPH
Managing Director
104 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7415
919-843-3952
macmilla@email.unc.edu

Assistant: Elisia Black
919-843-3945
elisias@email.unc.edu

Research and Innovation Solutions (RIS)

  • Directs RIS program including:

  • Gillings Innovation Labs (GILs)
  • Gillings Visiting Professorships
  • Convening and neutral brokering
  • Facilitates innovation activities
  • Represents SPH across campus

 

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Sandra Martin, PhD, MSc
Associate Dean for Research;
Professor, Maternal and Child Health
425 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7445
sandra_martin@unc.edu

Office of Research Director: Christin Daniels
919-966-0123
christin_daniels@unc.edu

Research and Innovation Solutions (RIS)

  • Strategic planning of research directions
  • Represents SPH research interests
  • Develops research policies
  • Represents SPH on UNC-Chapel Hill research matters
  • Chair: Research Council
  • Member: SPH Conflict of Interest Committee


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Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, PhD
Chair and Professor, Nutrition
245c McGavran-Greenberg Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7461
beth_mayer-davis@unc.edu

Assistant: Elisabeth Lewis
919-966-7218
elisabeth_lewis@unc.edu

Nutrition (NUTR)

  • Vision and leadership for NUTR research, service and academic programs
  • Manages NUTR’s administrative functions
  • Leads NUTR faculty and staff
  • Facilitates funding from a variety of sources
  • Oversees NUTR research, grants and centers
  • Connects to NUTR’s alumni and donors
  • Promotes and nurtures diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership for all student functions


Dr. James Herrington

Crystal Miller, MA
Associate Dean for Advancement
110 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7407
miller@unc.edu

Assistant: Portia Made-Jamison
919-966-0198
pmadeja@email.unc.edu

SPH Advancement

  • Leads all fundraising activities
  • Alumni and fundraising oversight
  • Facilitates Public Health Foundation
  • Coordinates Advisory Council activities
  • Directs organization of special events
  • Manages donor relationships and stewardship

 

Dr. Andy Olshan

Andrew Olshan, PhD
Barbara Sorenson Hulka Distinguished Professor in Cancer Epidemiology, Chair of Epidemiology Department
2101b McGavran-Greenberg Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7435
andy_olshan@unc.edu

Assistant: Chandra Caldwell
919-966-7419
ccaldwel@email.unc.edu

Epidemiology (EPI)

  • Vision and leadership for EPI research, service and academic programs
  • Manages EPI’s administrative functions
  • Leads EPI faculty and staff
  • Facilitates funding from a variety of sources
  • Oversees EPI research, grants and centers
  • Connects to EPI’s alumni and donors
  • Promotes and nurtures diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership for all student functions

David Pesci
Director of Communications
110 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
dpesci@email.unc.edu

Communications

  • Guides Communications vision, staff and activities
  • Directs media relations
  • Coordinates school and research news
  • Leads internal and external communications activities for the School
  • Oversees bi-annual production of the Carolina Public Health magazine
Dean Barbara K. Rimer

Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH, MPH
Dean and Alumni Distinguished Professor
170 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
brimer@unc.edu

Assistant: Angelica Figueroa
919-843-0908
a.figueroa@unc.edu

Dean’s Office

  • Leads and guides School operations and activities, including research, academic programs, service and outreach, fundraising
  • Oversees personnel and budget
  • Encourages and facilitates institutional collaborations
  • Member of the Provost’s Deans’ Council
  • Champions and represents the School of Public Health to audiences around the University, state and world
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Anna Schenck, PhD
Associate Dean for Practice;
Director and Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Public Health Leadership Program;
Director, North Carolina Institute for Public Health
4103 McGavran-Greenberg Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7469
schenck1@email.unc.edu

Assistant: Chantal Donaghy
919-966-5285
donaghy@email.unc.edu

Public Health Leadership Program (PHLP)

  • Vision and leadership for PHLP research, service and academic programs
  • Manages PHLP’s administrative functions
  • Leads PHLP faculty and staff
  • Facilitates funding from a variety of sources
  • Oversees PHLP research, grants and centers
  • Connects to PHLP’s alumni and donors
  • Promotes and nurtures diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership for all student functions

North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH)

  • Leads NCIPH
  • Vision and strategic planning
  • Liaison to public health providers across the state and throughout the world
Anna Siega-Riz

Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs;
Professor, Epidemiology and Nutrition
2105a McGavran-Greenberg Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7435
919-962-8410
am_siegariz@unc.edu

Assistant: Angelica Figueroa
919-843-0908
a.figueroa@unc.edu

Academic Affairs

  • Oversees and coordinates academic activities across departments
  • Oversees SPH Appointment, Promotion and Tenure (APT) Committee
  • Leads Academic Programs Committee (APC)
  • Represents SPH on UNC-wide academic affairs-related committees
  • Leads Council on Education for Public Health accreditation process

Bianca Reese
Co-President, SPH Minority Student Caucus

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Charletta Sims Evans, MEd
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
263b Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400

Assistant: Natiaya Neal
919-966-2499
nneal@email.unc.edu

Office of Student Affairs (OSA)

  • Leads SPH OSA administration and activities
  • Advocacy on behalf of students
  • Guides SPH’s cross-SPH student advising activities
  • Advises SPH Student Government, Minority Student Caucus and other student organizations
  • Leads SPH’s recruitment, orientation and commencement activities
  • Supports various SPH student groups and training
  • Enhances student diversity