17 Gillings School undergraduates inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2022

Seventeen students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Health have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and most honored college honorary society. These students represent all four Gillings departments that offer a Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree. They include:

From the Department of Biostatistics:

  • Amber Mercedes Amparo, a junior with biology and biostatistics majors and a chemistry minor;
  • Allison Janae Gray, a junior with biostatistics and chemistry majors;
  • Jayanth Kashyap, a junior with a biostatistics major and health and society and neuroscience minors;
  • Anne Burgess Page, a senior with a biostatistics major and German and mathematics minors;
  • Cindy Jie Pang, a junior with biostatistics and mathematics majors and an English minor; and
  • Emily Jamie Wang, a junior with a biostatistics major and a chemistry minor.

From the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering:

  • Manav Parikh, a junior with environmental health sciences and psychology majors.

From the Department of Health Policy and Management:

  • Maya Nair, a junior with health policy and management and political science majors;
  • Ethan James Phillips, a junior with a health policy and management major and chemistry and public policy minors; and
  • Caroline Mackenzie Shubel, a senior with a health policy and management major and a medical anthropology minor.

From the Department of Nutrition:

  • Makell Stephen Brown, a junior with a nutrition major and a chemistry minor;
  • Anna Kathryn Geib, a junior with a nutrition major and exercise and sport science and chemistry minors;
  • Madison Olivia Headen, a junior with a nutrition major and a Spanish for the professions minor;
  • Kirti K. Patel, a junior with nutrition and economics majors and a chemistry minor;
  • Zoie Iman Richardson, a junior with a nutrition major and Spanish for the medical professions and chemistry minors;
  • Rachel Slee, a senior with a nutrition major and a chemistry minor; and
  • Malik Tiedt, a junior with nutrition science and medical anthropology majors and a chemistry minor.

Phi Beta Kappa membership is open to undergraduates in college and professional degree programs who meet stringent eligibility requirements. Less than 1% of all college students qualify for acceptance.

A total of 236 UNC-Chapel Hill undergraduates were inducted this spring as new members. The recent induction ceremony featured remarks by Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz and Provost J. Christopher Clemens, and a keynote address by Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of music.


Contact the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health communications team at sphcomm@unc.edu.

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