Tonya Stancil

Project Manager
135 Dauer Drive
Room 308C Rosenau Hall


Tonya is a mother of one, born in UNC hospital. She is originally from the illustrious and historical city of Rochester, NY. She enjoys reading and performing and teaching African Dance with her African Collaborative, Jam Ak Jam African Collaborative (Peace and more peace). Also, she has worked in public health with an HIV focus since 1993. Her past research includes studying drug uptake in hair, developing HIV education programs among Latino/a in Winston-Salem, NC and Concurrent Sexual Relationships.

Key Publications

An Exploration of the Relationship between Measures of Black Identity and Sexual Health Behaviors among Young Black Adults in North Carolina. Mathews, A., Matthew, D., Okumu, E., Alston, L., Hawley, M., Horne, A., Rogers, R., Brown, A., Stancil, T., Batten, K., Macqueen, K

Concurrency and other sexual risks among Black young adults in Southeastern NC. Jolly, D., Mueller, M.P., Alston, L., Chen, M., Okumu, E., Hawley, M.H., Eley, N., Stancil, T., Black, A., Isler, M.I., MacQueen, K.M AIDS Education and Prevention, 28(1), 59–76.

Catonic Dye Incorporation in the Assessment of Structural Integrity of Cosmetically Treated and Ethnic Hair. Stancil, T., Keene, B., Moye, M., DeLauder, S (2011).  Focus on Hair Care Supplement to Household and Personal Care Today, 1.

Understanding Community Capacity Among Latinos in Winston-Salem. Stancil, T., Rhodes, S (2005). Master’s Thesis, Wake Forest University.

Assessing Endogenous Exposure in Human Hair Using Fluorescence. Stancil, T., Delauder, S (2004). University Undergraduate Research Journal (North Carolina Central University).

Staff/Administrative Duties

•Coordinate participant recruitment, data collection & management of qualitative/quantitative data collection activities
• Coordinate/participate in community engagement activities (planning/facilitating Community Academic Partnership & stakeholder group meetings & coordinating visibility via social media accounts
• Work with Co-PIs to lead qualitative data analysis
• Supervise part-time research assistants conducting engagement & data collection/coding activities
• Assist with development of community peer educator & van delivery program
• Prepare reports for meetings, journals, & funding agencies; assist in developing proposals
• Oversee coordination/maintenance of procedural documents & regulatory submission; and
• Develop/maintain/ensure compliance to project timelines, expenditures; coordinate with others to plan for mobile clinic delivery.


  • MPH, Public Health, Benedictine University
  • MBA, Business, Benedictine University
  • MMS, Physician Assistant Studies, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center School of Medicine
  • BS, Chemistry, North Carolina Central University
  • BA, Psychology, North Carolina Central University