Fitter, Jenny


Jenny Fitter is a second-year master’s student in the Leadership Department at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. With a background in journalism and public health project management, she is pursuing the Interdisciplinary Health Communication certificate to learn and … Continued

Ayres, Shauna


Shauna Ayres is currently pursuing a MPH in Health Behavior and the Interdisciplinary Health Communication Certificate. She is currently working in the Health Behavior department to assist in redeveloping a web-based survey tool to assess health behaviors and provide tailored … Continued

Li, Ran


Ran Li is a second year master’s student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-CH  in the Interdisciplinary Health Communication track. She graduated from Beijing International Studies University with a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature. … Continued

Carpentier, Francesca Dillman


Francesca’s research primarily focuses on the unintended effects of media messages; she is fascinated by our automatic processing of message elements and how these elements slip under our radar into our thought processes and affect our social judgments. Likewise, she … Continued

McGinty, Jessie


Jessie McGinty is a second year graduate student in the Nutrition Department at the Gillings School of Global Public Health pursuing a Masters of Public Health and completing the dietetic internship requirements to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). With an … Continued

Chapman, William


With my background in nutritional biochemistry, in 2013 I co-founded a local frozen food company called Seal the Seasons. I am currently completing my Masters of Public Health in Nutrition at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. I also … Continued

Porter, Jeannette


Jeannette Porter is a third year Ph.D. student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.  She graduated from Swarthmore College in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014 with a master’s degree in … Continued

IHC doctoral students are winners!


Congratulations to our PhD students who are also pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Health Communication: Diane Francis is Co-Prinicipal Investigator of a project, Evaluation of an Innovative Condom Distribution Program Targeting Young African  American Women, funded by the UNC Center for AIDS Research Developmental … Continued

Mezer, Amanda


Amanda Mezer is a second year student in the Health Policy and Management Department at Gillings School of Global Public Health. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Public Health. She graduated from Wake Forest University in 2013 … Continued

Lin, Reikan


Student, MPH Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill BA Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara Reikan Lin is pursuing a Master of Public Health degree in Health Behavior with a Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Health Communication at … Continued