HealthyUNCG Director

Stefanie Milroy Stefanie Milroy, MPH, CHES

Stefanie is a graduate of The University at North Carolina at Greensboro where she received both her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education (’04) and her Master of Public Health (’06).  While attending UNCG, Stefanie received her certification as a Certified Health Education Specialist from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. She is also a certified health and wellness coach.

Prior to becoming the Director of HealthyUNCG in July 2013, she served as the Executive Director of the Be Active-UNCG Partnership from 2010-2013. She has also served as adjunct faculty in the Department of Public Health Education at UNCG since 2007. Stefanie’s previous work includes Director of Health Education at the Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness and as Intervention Coordinator for the Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Program at Wake Forest University.

Stefanie’s research and interest areas include chronic disease management, physical activity promotion, and access to healthy foods particularly as it relates to employee wellness. Stefanie is a Greensboro native and enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff; 3 children, Gracie, Lila, and Jett; dogs, Lucy, and Frank; and cat, Bolt. 

 

HealthyUNCG Graduate Assistants

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Scarlett Ruppert 

Scarlett is a second year graduate student in the Masters of Public Health program  at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Scarlett completed her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Health at Winthrop University. During her time at Winthrop, Scarlett was the Exercise Science Club vice president, the vice president of the Winthrop Recreation Advisory Council, and a member of the Exercise Science Honors Fraternity. Scarlett completed a 560 hour internship with the University of South Carolina in their Campus Wellness program. After graduation, Scarlett worked as a traveling exercise physiologist where she conducted annual stress tests for firefighters, police, and other first responder teams. Scarlett enjoys reaching out to others about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and how proper exercise and nutrition can contribute to overall personal happiness and well-being. Outside of her professional career, Scarlett enjoys backpacking, camping, weightlifting, and catching up with old friends.

 

Shannon Sandifer 

Shannon is a first year graduate student in the Masters of Public Health program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Shannon completed her Bachelors of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from UNC Greensboro in 2013. After graduation, Shannon worked as a public health nutritionist at a local health department where she did nutrition assessment, education, planning and community outreach. While working, Shannon also volunteered with Second Harvest Food Bank as a nutritionist/culinary instructor for Share Our Strength Cooking Matters and received an award for volunteer of the year. Shannon’s interests include wellness, nutrition, physical activity and health education.  Outside of school, Shannon enjoys working out, being active, meal prep, spending time with family and friends, and playing with her dog niece.