Faculty

Promoting Health, Engaging Communities, Changing Lives

Professor
dlbibeau@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Effectiveness of health coaching, Worksite Health Promotion, Chronic Disease Prevention & Management.
AP Assistant Professor
ctdixon@uncg.edu
Research Interests: health disparities, breast cancer treatment among African American women, fast-food consumption among African Americans, menu-labeling in fast-food chains, racial equity.
Professor
wndudley@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Chronic disease, symptom management, quality of life in neurofibromatosis, quantitative research design, statistical methods for the study of change.
Dean of DCL, Professor
jmeddy@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Worksite health promotion; distance education; design, implementation, and evaluation of health education programs; health behavior theory.
Assistant Professor
jt.erausquin@uncg.edu
Research Interests: HIV prevention, social determinants of health, quantitative methodology, structural interventions.
Scientific Coordinator of the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness
sebibeau@uncg.edu
Student-athlete wellness including alcohol and other drug prevention programming development and evaluation
Associate Professor
klovelace@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Public health systems and services research including public health infrastructure, workforce development, inter-organizational relationships, and determinants of evidence-based public health strategies to address population health, health disparities and the social determinants of health.
AP Professor
rlmccoy@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Health Coaching, sexual health, health equity, community engaged research
Assistant Professor, Associate Director of the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness
jjmilroy@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Adolescent Health, Athlete health and wellness, College health (alcohol and other drug use prevention, physical activity & sexual health promotion), Prevention science (program/intervention development and evaluation).
Associate Professor
sdmorri2@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Global health, refugee and immigrant health, HIV prevention, community-based participatory research.
Professor, Department Chair
trnicho2@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Women's health, marginalized motherhoods, qualitative methodology, research poetics.
Assistant Professor
edpayton@uncg.edu
Research Interests: health disparities, health equity, firearm violence prevention, cardiovascular health and community engagement, associations between chronic exposure to violence and cardiovascular health outcomes.
Professor
mike.perko@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Worksite health promotion and sports performance enhancers and athletes.
AP Assistant Professor, Director of Undergraduate Programs
cmrosari@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Tobacco-related health disparities; socio-ecological influences on tobacco use behavior among racial/ethnic minorities
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
klruliso@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Adolescent and college student health, social networks, diffusion of intervention effects, health risk behaviors (e.g., substance use, delinquency); prevention science, longitudinal research design and methodology.
Associate Professor
mrschulz@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Bicycling and the built-environment, injury prevention and bicycling
Associate Professor
rwstrack@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Photovoice methodology, policy/advocacy, program planning/evaluation, health issues of adolescents.
Associate Professor
aetanner@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, adolescent health, health disparities, prevention science, and community engagement.
Associate Professor
dlwyrick@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Athlete health and wellness, drug and alcohol prevention, intervention development, college health promotion (Director of the Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness).
AP Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR), racial health disparities in cancer treatment, barriers to healthcare for Latinos with limited English, community leadership in addressing health disparities, institutional/organizational systems changes.
Professor, Director of The Center for Women's Health and Wellness
phsmith@uncg.edu
Research Interests: Women's health, breastfeeding and feminism, gender-based violence, healthy sexuality.