Paige Hall Smith is professor of Public Health Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). In 2005, she was was named director of the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at UNCG. As director of UNCG’s Center for Women’s Health and Wellness, Dr. Smith’s work focuses on developing an interdisciplinary and collaborative research and scholarship program on the health, wellness and quality of life of women, girls and the LGBTQI populations.
She was the Linda Arnold Carlisle Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies for 2004-2006. This professorship launched her research on the connections between breastfeeding and feminism and lead to initiation of the Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference.