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Partner Spotlight | Ebony Phifer

November 1, 2023

By Mitierra Johnson, Environmental Health Research Assistant Ebony Phifer is a plan review coordinator for the Food, Lodging, and Institutional Sanitation Section at the Alamance County Health Department. In this position, she helps to open all new restaurants and businesses … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Tonya Zimmerman & Barrette Gregory

September 1, 2023

Tonya Zimmerman and Barrette Gregory are Regional Environmental Health Specialists with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Environmental Health Branch. Tonya oversees some of the central counties in North Carolina, including Alamance, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Christina Rosario

June 1, 2023

By Mitierra Johnson, Environmental Health Research Assistant Christina Rosario is an environmental health program specialist at Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS). In this role, she promotes public health through implementation and evaluation of practices and conditions for residents. She also … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Megan Lee

April 1, 2023

By Mitierra Johnson, Environmental Health Research Assistant Megan Lee is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist at the Craven County Department of Environmental Health. In this role, she manages the county lead program and conducts inspections at various facilities like pools, … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Guilford County

February 1, 2023

By Mitierra Johnson, Environmental Health Research Assistant Paula Cox, Environmental Health Manager, and Luke Van Eyk, Program Specialist, both work with the Guilford County Department of Public Health and have been working in the environmental health field for over 20 … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Porcha Small

December 1, 2022

By Mitierra Johnson, Environmental Health Research Assistant Porcha Small is a Program Specialist for Childcare and Lead at the Cumberland County Department of Public Health. In this position, Porcha inspects childcare centers, trains current staff on childcare authorizations, conducts lead … Read more

Partner Spotlight | David Lipton

October 1, 2022

By Mitierra Johnson, Environmental Health Research Assistant David Lipton is an Industrial Hygiene Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS). In this role, David takes calls from the public, local health departments, and other … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Sarah Silapaxay

August 1, 2022

By Mitierra Johnson, Environmental Health Research Assistant Sarah Silapaxay is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist for the Gaston County Health Department. In this role, Sarah conducts inspections on restaurants, mobile food units, nursing homes, hotels, schools, and day cares. She … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Donna Coleman

June 1, 2022

By Addie Geitner, Environmental Research Assistant Donna Coleman is a Senior Housing Rehabilitation Officer at the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA). Within NCHFA, Donna works in the home ownership department managing cases for the Essential Single Family Rehabilitation Loan … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Hanna Kirlin

April 1, 2022

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Hanna Kirlin is the LeadSafe Program Manager for the City of Charlotte. The LeadSafe program has existed for over 20 years in the city and assists low-income homeowners in addressing unsafe lead paint conditions. … Read more