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Partner Spotlight | Krishnaveni Balakrishnan

September 1, 2020

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Krishnaveni Balakrishnan is a Senior Public Health Educator with the Orange County Health Department and coordinator for the department’s Healthy Homes program. In this position, she works with the local community, families, and public … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Brenda Bass

March 1, 2020

Brenda Bass is a regional environmental health specialist for the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Children’s Environmental Health Unit. In this role, she works with local environmental health departments in the areas of childcare, schools, and lead … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Warren Richardson

December 1, 2019

Warren Richardson is an environmental health specialist for the Durham County Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Division. He has an extensive background in environmental health, although he did not begin his career in the field. Warren earned an architectural … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Cheyenne Wagi

October 1, 2019

Cheyenne Wagi is the Toxic Free Kids Program Manager at Toxic Free NC and a new member of the NC Lead and Healthy Homes Task Force. Before joining Toxic Free NC, she earned dual master’s degrees in global public health … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Victoria Hudson

July 1, 2019

Victoria Hudson is the Director of Environmental Health and Retail Food Inspection Program for the Orange County Health Department. She has been working in public safety and environmental health for 26 years and in local health departments for 19 years. … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Rob Pearsall

May 1, 2019

Rob Pearsall is an environmental health regional specialist for the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Children’s Environmental Health program. In this role, he oversees the southeastern counties in North Carolina, including Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanover, … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Dr. Ann Chelminski

March 1, 2019

Dr. Ann Chelminski is a physician with the NC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program of the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and with UNC Campus Health. Her responsibilities at NC DHHS include working with the medical community … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Alamance County

January 1, 2019

Kenneth Greene and Elizabeth Ellmore are Registered Environmental Health Specialists with the Alamance County Health Department. Kenneth earned his Bachelor of Science degrees in geography and environmental health and his Master of Science degree in occupational health and safety from … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Lorisa Seibel

November 1, 2018

Lorisa Seibel is the Director of Housing Programs for Reinvestment Partners, a local organization that works to promote economic justice and opportunity by providing services to people, improving places, and advocating for just policies. She is especially proud of a … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Doris Hogan

August 1, 2018

Doris Hogan is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist with the Forsyth County Department of Public Health. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health from East Carolina University, she began working with Forsyth County and has now been … Continued