College of Health and Human Sciences
School of Health Sciences
<u>Bio</u>: Bachelor of Environmental Health Science with an emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health and a Masters’ Degree in Project Management earned from WCU.<br>I initially started my career in the Onsite Water Protection Section of the Jackson County NC Health Department and then moved into the Food, Lodging and Institution Program. I served the citizens of this county for seventeen years.<br><br><u>Personal Note</u>: I am inspired to try to always have a positive impact. I hope to assist students in my class to gain practical experience so that they are aligned with the skill set that employers are needing today.<br><br><u>Experience:</u> I joined the School of Health Sciences in 2019 as an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Health Sciences Department. I came from the practice of Environmental Health beginning January 2001 and ending in March of 2019.<br><br><u>Area of Expertise</u>:<br>Food Sanitation<br>Residential Environments<br>Public Health<br><br><br><b><br></b>
<u>Primary Teaching Interests and Responsibilities</u>:<br>ENVH 230: Intro to Environmental Health<br>ENVH 200:Intro to Public Health<br>ENVH 330/331: Food Protection and Sanitation and Lab<br>ENVH 320: Institutional and Residential Environments<br>ENVH 210: Global Disparities in Public Health<br><br><br>My goal is to engage students in a collaborative/discussion based environment regarding current field of practice concepts.