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Office of Graduate Education

Name Title Location Phone
Jean Cook, PhD Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Director, Biological & Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP)
3062 Genetic Medicine 919-843-3687
Donita Robinson, PhD Assistant Dean for Graduate Education 919-966-5679
Rob Nicholas, PhD Associate Director of Graduate Education 4046 Genetic Medicine 919-843-9342
Lisa Tarantino, PhD Faculty Director of BBSP First Year Groups 919-843-7292
Kaitlin Blakemore Student Services Manager 1116B Bioinformatics 919-843-9617
Patrick Brandt, PhD Director, Career Development & Training
Director, Science Outreach
1126 Bioinformatics 919-843-9342
Susan Chen Administrative Assistant 1116 Bioinformatics 919-962-4982
Ashalla Freeman, PhD Director, Diversity Affairs
Co-Director, Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD)
1123 Bioinformatics 919-843-9597
Porchia Gerald Director of Finance & Business Operations 1116E Bioinformatics 919-843-8291
Melissa Graves Program Coordinator 1116C Bioinformatics 919-843-4142
Amanda Hall, MSW, LCSW, LCASA Wellness Counselor, School of Medicine CAPS
Joshua Hall, PhD Director, BBSP Admissions
Director, UNC PREP
1122 Bioinformatics 919-843-7882
Beka Layton, PhD Director, Training Initiatives in Biological& Biomedical Sciences 1124 Bioinformatics 919-843-8439
Dave McDonald, PhD Director, BBSP First Year Program
Director, Biomedical Graduate Student Affairs
1121 Bioinformatics 919-843-3387
Dena Perry Program Administrator 1116D Bioinformatics 919-843-9910
Debra Ragland, PhD Assistant Director, Diversity Affairs 1125 Bioinformatics 919-843-1570
Jeff Steinbach Assistant Director, BBSP Admissions
Program Coordinator, UNC PREP
1116A Bioinformatics 919-843-7129