Sam is the Program Manager for the Office of International Activities (OIA). He works closely with the medical school's student global health groups, advises students and residents pursing international experiences, and assists with the development of global health educational resources for UNC medical students, public health students and UNC/H resident physicians. He also manages the International Visiting Student Program and the financial/administrative functions of the OIA. His work and studies have taken him to Honduras, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and Spain. Prior to joining UNC, Sam worked as a regulatory coordinator for the Collaborative Antiviral Study Group, a NIH sponsored multi-center trials group headquartered at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine with clinical centers across the U.S. and select international sites, a sales representative with Transportation South, Inc., and as a Congressional Fellow with the Subcommittee on Drug Policy, Criminal Justice and Government Reform where he worked on USAID ASIA management and policy evaluation and Sex/HIV Education policy issues. He received his MPH from UAB and is currently pursuing an MBA from UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School.