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Samantha Luu, MPH

Samantha Luu

Samantha Luu, MPH

Associate Director, UNC-CH Peer Support Core
Department of Health Behavior
  • 335A Rosenau Hall, CB #7440
  • 135 Dauer Drive
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27955-7440

Ms. Luu focuses her expertise on promoting mutual and peer support across UNC-CH's campus to enhance mental health, face racism and other challenges and build a culture of caring and togetherness. This work follows prior experience in peer support program development and research, experiential education and youth leadership development.

Honors and Awards

Lucy Morgan Fellowship

2019, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior

Staff/Administrative Duties

 - Organize and lead the UNC-CH Peer Support Core's program activities

- Develop relationships with leaders among both student- and staff-groups and within departments and schools to facilitate the development and growth of mutual and peer support services and activities suited to those settings

- Manage the overall evaluation of the Core and its activities and impacts

- Develop reports of its work


MPH, Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2019

BA, Global Studies and Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014

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