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 is an advocate for creating a culture of wellness for employees of UNCG and is one of the founding members of the now annual state wide worksite wellness conference for universities and community colleges, Making the Grade in Worksite Wellness, which she has gone on to host each year. Stefanie is a Greensboro native and enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff; 4 children, Gracie, Lila, Jett, and Emily; dogs, Lucy and Frank; and cat, Bolt.
HealthyUNCG Wellness Coordinators/ Graduate Assistants and Interns
Kristen is a second-year graduate student in the Master of Public Health program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Concurrently with her Master’s, Kristen is earning a post-baccalaureate certification in Workplace Wellness, also from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. Kristen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from Appalachian State University in December 2019. Her research interests include worksite wellness, health behavior, and community education. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys spending time with loved ones, reading, and cheering on her Appalachian State Mountaineers during football season.
Monica is a first-year graduate student in the Master of Public Health program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a a certified Health Coach, and is also a Crossfit Level 1 Trainer. Monica earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Wellness from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (’20). Her research interests include chronic and infectious disease epidemiology. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, dog Sager, and exercising.