Judith Winkler, MEd

Health Behavior and Epidemiology Communications Department of Health Behavior

T:(919) 962-9043


323 A Rosenau Hall

CB #7440

Chapel Hill, NC 27599


Judith Winkler specializes in strategic communication in health and education. Ms. Winkler is skilled in creating dialogue in any media or platform that helps organizations reach the ends that are most meaningful to them.

As a communicator, she focuses on combining stories, data and visuals to inform and engage with audiences.

She has worked for over 20 years in global health and communications, with short-term assignments in over 15 countries.

Staff/Administrative Duties

Serves as communications lead for the Department of Health Behavior

Manages the department’s communication strategy, working closely with the chair, faculty, students, alumni and community partners as required

Liaison with the SPH communications department on the school’s communications and media

Develops content (articles, photos, graphics, etc.) for the web and social media

Manages the department’s website and social media and tracks progress toward strategic goals

Writes and edits departmental communications such as annual reports, newsletters and emails, as needed

Coordinates, implements and advise the Department of Epidemiology on special communications projects, as needed


MEd, Instructional Design and Educational Media, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill