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Partner Spotlight | Nykesse Roberts

February 1, 2022

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Nykesse Roberts is the Senior Environmental Specialist for Mecklenburg County located in the southwestern region of North Carolina. In this role, she conducts routine health and safety inspections at various facilities including daycares, nursing … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Ed Norman

December 1, 2021

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Ed Norman is the Head of the Children’s Environmental Health Unit for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS). In this role, Ed manages several programs for the state including … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Tashaunda Hill

October 1, 2021

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Tashaunda Hill is the Environmental Health Program Specialist for the Pitt County Health Department. In this role, Tashaunda is largely involved with the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program where she organizes, manages, and performs … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Joe Salicco

August 1, 2021

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Joe Salicco is the Outreach Intern for the City of Wilmington’s Lead Hazard Reduction and Healthy Homes Program (LHR/HHP). The program provides lead hazard control, remediation, and abatement services in the homes of eligible … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Josie Williams

June 1, 2021

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Josie Williams is the Executive Director of the Greensboro Housing Coalition (GHC), a nonprofit advocacy and referral agency that works to provide safe, healthy, and affordable housing for the Greensboro area. GHC has four … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Jordan Jernigan

April 1, 2021

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Jordan Jernigan is the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Coordinator for Wake County’s Environmental Services department. He is the sole representative of the lead program for the county and handles all incoming cases, including childhood … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Vikki Crouse

January 19, 2021

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Vikki Crouse is a Policy Analyst at NC Child and the Project Director of the organization’s NC KIDS COUNT Data Center. NC Child is a statewide nonprofit organization that specializes in research and policy … Read more

Partner Spotlight | Alan Huneycutt

November 1, 2020

By Adelle Schubarg, Environmental Research Assistant Alan Huneycutt is an Environmental Senior Specialist for the Children’s Environmental Health Unit of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. In this position, Alan works with local health departments and other … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more