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
Rob Nicholas, PhD Associate Director of Graduate Education
Faculty Director of First Year Groups
4046 Genetic Medicine 919-843-9342
Patrick Brandt, PhD Director, Career Development & Training
Director, Science Outreach
1126 Bioinformatics 919-843-9342
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
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
David McDonald, PhD Director, BBSP First Year Program
Director, Biomedical Graduate Student Affairs
1125 Bioinformatics 919-843-3387
Allison Schad,
LCSWA, LCASA
Wellness Counselor, School of Medicine 4th floor GMB 919-843-4171
Jeff Steinbach Assistant Director, BBSP Admissions
Program Coordinator, UNC PREP
1116A Bioinformatics 919-843-7129
Tina Craven Student Services Manager 1116B Bioinformatics 919-843-9617
Susan Chen Administrative Assistant 1116 Bioinformatics 919-962-4982
Melissa Graves Program Coordinator 1116C Bioinformatics 919-843-4142
Dena Perry Program Administrator 1116D Bioinformatics 919-843-9910