For UNC Students

SHAC 2015 Applications: 

The Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) is excited to release its leadership application for the upcoming year! In an effort to coordinate leadership transition periods with curriculum transformations of the School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy, SHAC is working towards transitioning selected leadership terms to run from January – December. This application, for Coordinating Council, Medical Clinic Roles, Pharmacy Clinic Coordinators, and Beyond Clinic Walls, will be due on December 10th.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your SHAC School Representative or the SHAC Co-directors, Alex Sherman and Adam Willson.  Contact information for specific positions can be found at We look forward to reviewing your applications!


Application Link:


SHAC has many programs, both clinical and community-based, at which currently enrolled undergraduates and graduate students in the health professions may volunteer.

SHAC has volunteer opportunities in the following roles:

  1. Medical Clinic
  2. Community Outreach Programs
  3. Project Development
If you are interested in specific opportunities open to your school or discipline that aren't listed here, please get in contact with your school's SHAC representative below.

Opportunities by School

To see the roles for which various types of students are currently eligible, see our SHAC Clinic and Outreach Roles table.

If you have additional questions about opportunities, you may email the points of contact below for your specific school.

Jenn Wintringham
Jill Polk
Bekah Mynatt
Sarah Brobeck
Public Health
Manasi Kulkarni
Social Work
Michelle Stoisits
Felix Lam
Occupational Therapy
Christine Bagnall
Physical Therapy
Abbie Marrale

1. Medical Clinic

For descriptions of volunteer responsibilities by role, please see first our Clinic Volunteer Roles Summary. For eligibility of volunteer positions by school enrollment, please see our Clinic Volunteer Eligibility Sheet

To find out more information about clinic volunteering opportunities, you may email the points of contact below: 

Care Managers
Jill Polk
Front Desk
Mackenzie Davis
HIV Counseling
Dan Green
Jodi Fleishman
Med Team Junior
Michael Clark
Med Team Senior
Brian Antono
Mackenzie Davis
Garrett Thompson
Marcus Kaplan
Physical Therapy
Abbie Marrale

Manasi Kulkarni

Lane Baldwin

Bret Robinson
Social Work
Kate Fahje
Julia Saunders

For general questions about Medical Clinic volunteering, contact the Clinic Co-Directors here.


2. Community Outreach

Descriptions of our current community initiatives can be found on our Community Programs page.

If you are interested in volunteering with any of those programs, please e-mail their respective points of contact:

Blaire Hanvey

Anna Spier
Bernie Agala

If you are interesting in participating in or developing a health fair with SHAC, or helping out with our Spring build with Habitat for Humanity, please e-mail their respective points of contact:

Health Fairs
Adam Ketner
Health for Habitat (Habitat for Humanity)
Mackenzie Collins

For any further questions, please contact SHAC's Director of Outreach & Communication, .


3. Project Development

SHAC is committed to assisting in the development of programs and improvements that are in line with our mission of quality patient care, sustainable community initiatives, and interdisciplinary service-learning.  SHAC is interested in helping all students in the health professional schools plan and develop their projects, and help ease the difficulties in bringing together an interdisciplinary group of volunteers.

The requirements for submitting a project proposal to SHAC are located on our Project Management Process page, along with a list of proposed and active projects.