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CCEP faculty mentors represent departments in the UNC Chapel Hill Schools of Public Health, Medicine, and Nursing, and the College of Arts. Mentors are predominantly senior faculty. Four are practicing clinicians, and one is a nurse. For more information about UNC Lineberger faculty mentors see our faculty research profiles.

Primary Preceptors  Department   
Alice Ammerman, DrPH
Nutrition   
Victoria Bae-Jump, MD, PhD
Medicine   
Noel T. Brewer, PhD
Health Behavior   
Larry Engel, PhD
Epidemiology   
Kelly Evenson, PhD
Epidemiology   
Adam O. Goldstein, MD, MPH
Health Behavior   
Laura Hanson, MD, MPH
Medicine   
Louise M. Henderson, PhD, MSPH
Radiology   
Stephen Hursting, PhD, MPH
Nutrition   
Jennifer Leeman, MPH, DrPH, MDiv
Nursing   
Mike Love, PhD
Biostatistics   
Hazel Nichols, PhD Epidemiology   
Seth M. Noar, PhD Health Behavior   
Sarah Nyante, PhD, MSPH
Radiology   
Andrew Olshan, PhD Epidemiology   
Katherine Reeder-Hayes, MD, MBA, MSc
Medicine   
Daniels S. Reuland, MD, MPH
Medicine   
Kurt M. Ribisl, PhD
Health Behavior   
David Richardson, PhD, MSPH
Epidemiology   
Deborah F. Tate, PhD
Health Behavior, Nutrition   
Melissa Troester, PhD, MPH
Epidemiology   
Til Stürmer, MD, PhD
Epidemiology   
 

 

Affiliated Preceptors  Department 
Claudio Battaglini, PhD
Exercise & Sport Science 
Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN, OCN, FAAN
Nursing 
Melissa Gilkey, PhD
Health Behavior 
Marissa Hall, PhD
Health Behavior 
Laura Linnan, ScD
Health Behavior 
Jennifer Lund, PhD
Epidemiology 
Sarah Mills, PhD, MPH
Health Behavior 
Barry M. Popkin, PhD
Nutrition 
Barbara Rimer, DrPH, MPH
Health Behavior 
Donald Rosenstein, MD
Psychiatry 
Hanna Sanoff, MD, MPH
Medicine 
Paschal Sheeran, PhD
Psychology 
Lixin Song, PhD, RN, FAAN
Nursing 
Carmina Valle, PhD, MPH
Nutrition 
William Wood, MD, MPH
Medicine 

 

Considered as a group, the faculty mentors provide multidisciplinary training opportunities. Discipline expertise includes health behavior, health communication, epidemiology, general medicine, oncology, health policy, nursing and nutrition. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to: behavior change (diet, physical activity, smoking), diet and cancer cause/prevention, chemoprevention, tobacco control (youth, adolescents, adults), sun protection, social science measurement, psychosocial issues (peri-treatment and survivorship), cancer screening (breast, cervical, colon, prostate), community interventions, physical activity, cancer control policy, outcomes research, workplace interventions, physician practice interventions, racial disparities, and genetics.