Dean's Office

Dean Barbara K. Rimer

Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH
Dean and Alumni Distinguished Professor
170 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400
135 Dauer Drive
919-966-3215
brimer@unc.edu

  • Leads and guides School operations and activities, including research, academic programs, accreditation, service and outreach, fundraising, and planning and evaluation
  • Responsible for annual budget submission and other critical activities
  • Oversees hiring of new chairs, mentoring and chairs’ reviews
  • Encourages and facilitates institutional collaborations
  • Member of the Provost’s Deans’ Council
  • Champions and represents the School around the University, state and world
  • Currently, also chair of President’s Cancer Panel
  • Read Dean Rimer’s Blog, “Monday Morning”, here

Todd Nicolet, PhD
Senior Associate Dean
170 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400
135 Dauer Drive
919-843-8099
todd_nicolet@unc.edu

Assistant: Lisa Warren
lcwarren@email.unc.edu

  • Oversees Strategic Planning
  • Provide leadership to key efforts affecting many parts of the School
  • Oversee selected SPH units (Business and Finance, Human Resources, Facilities, Gillings Global Gateway, Instructional and Information Systems (IIS), Institutional Research and Reporting

Elizabeth French, MA
Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives
138 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400
135 Dauer Drive
919-966-9208
eafrench@unc.edu

  • 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

Angelica Figueroa
Executive Assistant
170 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
919-843-0908
a.figueroa@unc.edu

  • Provides calendar support for the dean
  • Manages Dean’s Office daily operations
  • Addresses general queries for Dean’s Office
  • Manages requests for support letters and recommendations
  • Supports Dean’s Office committees and high-level visits and non-academic position searches
  • Member, SPH CAU Action Team

Pamela Lee, MA
Administrative Assistant
170 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
919-966-4477
pjlee@email.unc.edu

  • Coordinates and supports activities of CEPH Self-Study Committees, MPH Core Planning Committee, GO MPH Planning team and other committees
  • Provides calendar support for the dean and associate dean of academic affairs
  • Administrative support within the Dean’s Office, including document processing, copy editing, data entry and reception
  • Member, SPH CAU Action Team

Taylor Elliot
Administrative Assistant
170 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
919-966-3215

  • Administrative support within the Dean’s Office, including document processing, copy editing, data entry and reception
  • Coordinates and supports activities related to Schoolwide events and various committees
  • Manages scheduling of Dean’s conference room (171 Rosenau Hall)
  • Issues Dean’s Office visitor parking passes
  • Member, SPH CAU Action Team

Lisa Warren
Administrative Assistant
170 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
919-966-3215
lcwarren@email.unc.edu

  • Provides editorial support on School documents, webpages, brochures and other materials
  • Administrative support within the Dean’s Office, including document processing, copy editing, data entry and reception
  • Coordinates and supports activities of the Coordination Group, and other committees
  • Member, SPH CAU Action Team

Ashlyn Brady
Temporary Administrative Assistant
170 Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7400
919-966-3215

  • Administrative support within the Dean’s Office, including document processing, copy editing, data entry and reception
  • Manages scheduling of Dean’s conference room (171 Rosenau Hall)
  • Issues Dean’s Office visitor parking passes