About Us

Administrative Group

Melody Gibson, RHIA

Health Information Manager/Privacy Officer mgibson@email.unc.edu

Melody graduated from East Carolina University with a major in Health Information Management, and has been employed at Campus Health since 2001.

Nina R. James

Administrative Manager ninaj@email.unc.edu

Professional/Educational Background: B.S. in Public Administration from CUNY. Nina came to North Carolina from New York City where she had over 20 years of Healthcare experience both at The Brooklyn Hospital, and for the State of New York, in the department of Cardiology.

Joined Campus Health: 2009

Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, and youth ministry.

Alda Alfaro

Health Information Specialist

Stephen Allen

Systems Analyst allenstg@email.unc.edu

Professional/Educational Background: He has been working in IT since 2010 and has a Master’s in Network Technology from ECU.

Originally from:  Greenville, NC

Family: Stephen and his wife Krysta have a son born in 2018.

Favorite Book/Movie: He reads tech books and for movies he likes Star Wars, The Matrix and Aliens.

Hobbies/Sports: Stephen enjoys fishing, biking and playing Frisbee with his 2 dogs. 

Nakia Atkins

Patient Accounts Representative monike@email.unc.edu

Joined Campus Health: October 2020

Professional/Educational Background: Nakia received her BA from North Carolina Central University

Originally from: Nakia is from Durham, NC

Family: She has two sons, Janssen Jr. and Jysson.

Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach work? Her brother, Sean Atkins

Mary Balcita

Health Information Specialist mbalcita@email.unc.edu

Professional/Educational Background: Mary has a BSBA in Accounting. 

Joined Campus Health: 2018

Originally from: Raleigh, NC

Family: Mary is married with two adult children.

Favorite book/movie: Her favorite book is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and her favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption.

Hobbies: Mary is active in her church. She loves watching movies and listening to music. Mary also enjoys traveling. 


Becca Cheng

Technology Support Analyst rcheng@email.unc.edu

Originally from: Becca has lived all over the southeast but most recently out of Virginia (10 years ago)

Joined Campus Health: October 2020

Family: Her dad lives here as well, and her mom is in Atlanta.

Professional/Educational Background: Becca received her BA in English from Virginia Tech. She has spent 15 years in tech support, 10 of them at UNC Chapel Hill Med School providing A/V and conferencing tech support.

Hobbies/Sports: Becca currently is doing letterworking and other similar DIY crafts.

Pets: She had a dog and is considering getting another.  

Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach work? Becca’s mom emphasized always giving it your best no matter what.  

What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of? She helped break down and consult on the massive AV infrastructure installation in the medical education building.

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you? Becca was born in Boise, Idaho of all places.

Scott Christner

IT Project Manager

Frances Coombs


Lawrence Gaskin


Aaron Hoff

Patient Access and Billing Supervisor athoff@email.unc.edu

Professional/Educational Background: nearly 20 years in medical billing and revenue cycle management.

Originally from: Omaha, NE

Joined Campus Health: July, 2013

Family: has two children

Favorite book/movie: Favorite book is “Ask the Dust” by John Fante

Hobbies: I’ve been playing the drums for 30 years.  I like to play in rock bands.

Shaku Jayaram

Processing Assistant sjayaram@email.unc.edu

Originally from: India

Professional/Educational Background: Bachelors in Economics and Masters in Kannada Literature from University of Mysore, India.

Joined Campus Health: 2009

Family: I have one daughter and one son, both in college. I have a 7 year old Golden Retriever.

Hobbies: Cooking

Harrison Krance he/him/his

Desktop Support Analyst kranceh@email.unc.edu

Professional/Educational Background: Harrison graduated from the School of Audio Engineering in New York. He was head engineer at the Comedy Cellar and IT Technician at Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Originally from: New York

Family: Harrison’s mother and father retired to NC and his brother lives in New York with his wife and kids.  

Hobbies/Sports: He enjoys hiking, running, powerlifting, soccer and softball.

Pets: A dog named Artemis

Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach your work? “My old GM at the Comedy Cellar helped me to learn how to be proactive in everything I do.”

What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of? “Prince once told me that the club I ran sound for sounded really good.”

What's one thing most people don't know about you? “I went on tour with Kool and the Gang.”

Aaron Majcen

Human Resources

Ryan Meehan

Environment of Care Manager rmeehan@email.unc.edu

Originally from:  Amityville, New York. A South Shore town on Long Island.

Professional/Educational Background: Ryan joined the CHS team in 2017 and previously worked in Health System Operations and Integration at Northwell Health. He has a Bachelors in Business Administration and in Engineering from Five Towns College.

Favorite Book/Movie: Ryan’s favorite book is The Leftovers, and his favorite movie is Goodfellas.

Hobbies/Sports: He enjoys boating, playing and recording music, and watching the New York Giants.

Pets: He has two cats, Apollo and Audio.  

Angela Pierce

Admin Support Associate angela91@email.unc.edu

Originally from: Angela was born in Harnett county, NC and moved to Orange County, NC when she was 12 years old.

Professional/Educational Background: She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in business administration at Liberty University.

Joined Campus Health: Fall 2019

Hobbies: Angela loves animals and tries to attend as many charity events as possible.

Favorite Book and Movie: Her favorite movie is How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Pets: She has a cat named Precias.

Interesting Facts: Angela is a self-proclaimed coffee snob.

Chance Robinson

Storeroom Manager chancel@ad.unc.edu

Originally from: Chance is originally from New Mexico, but he has lived in North Carolina for 18 years now.

Joined Campus Health: January 2020

Professional/Educational Background:  Prior to this role, Chance worked as a Pharmacy Technician for nearly 10 years, including one at Campus Health.

Hobbies/Sports: He enjoys playing video games, watching movies, watching TV and watching Football.
Favorite Book/Movie/Podcast: His favorite movie is Ferris Bueler’s Day Off.

Pets: Chance has a cat named Yam and dog named Ethel.

Tameiah Ross

Contact Tracer tameiahr@email.unc.edu

Originally from: Tameiah is from Carthage, NC.

Joined Campus Health: Fall 2020

Family: Her family includes her mom, dad, 3 brothers, 1 sister, 2 nieces, and 2 nephews.

Professional/Educational Background: Tameiah has a Bachelor’s in Public Health.

Hobbies/Sports: She enjoys shopping, collecting sneakers, and baking sweets.

Pets: She does not have any pets, but her dream dog is a Frenchie.  

Janice Singletary

Business Services Manager janicejs@email.unc.edu

Originally from: Janice is originally from Burlington, NC

Professional/Educational Background: Janice attended NC State and graduated from Elon. She started with the Student Affairs Office of the Vice Chancellor Finance Hub in 2016

Joined Campus Health: March 2019

Family: She has a husband named Reggie, daughter Lacey and son Reggie Jr.

Hobbies/Sports:  Janice enjoys football, basketball and riding motorcycles.
Books and Movies: Her favorite book is Becoming Michele Obama

Pets: Janice loves animals and has a cat and 3 chickens
Interesting Fact:  Her husband Reggie played football for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers.

Sara Stahlman

Marketing and Communication Coordinator

Sara coordinates Campus Health marketing and communication initiatives including the Healthy Heels social media channels. Prior to this role, she served as a health educator at UNC, coordinating wellness paraprofessional staff including the sexual health educators, alcohol and other drug intervention specialists, health promotion specialists and nutrition education consultant. Sara has worked at UNC since 2007, and continues to serve on and chair student affairs and university-wide committees as she strives to create a healthier UNC culture. She received her Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and her Masters in Student Development in Higher Education from the University of Iowa.  

Catherine Swinney

Accounting Technician

Catherine has been with Campus Health since coming to the University in 1988. She has worked in her current position, Accounts Payable/Purchasing Agent, for the last 15 years. She is a native of Alamance County, North Carolina and a graduate of Cummings High School in Burlington. She has been married since 1980 and has a daughter and grandson.

Chris Van Vleek

Insurance Coordinated

Started at Campus Health: 2012

Vicki Warwick

Insurance Associate vwarwick@email.unc.edu

Vicki has worked in the health field for more than 10 years.  She started as a Chiropractic Assistant working with patients doing therapies and taking x-rays.  Vicki then moved into an Office Manager position where she was exposed to health insurance and helped patients figure out and interpret their plan benefits.  Having this background has helped Vicki in her current position at Campus Health working with students and the UNC System-Wide Student Health Insurance Plan.  

Heather Woodie

Health Information Specialist

Shanedra Baker

Patient Finances Specialist nedra@email.unc.edu

Originally from: Durham

Joined Campus Health: January 2018

Professional/Educational Background: Shanedra recently graduated from Durham Tech Community College with an Associates Degree. 

Family: Shanedra is recently married and has two daughters, Tameya and Kyla

Favorite book/movie: Her favorite book is The Alchemist and her favorite movie is A League of Their Own.

Hobbies/Sports: Shanedra likes to watch Carolina Panthers football and college basketball, especially the Tar Heels.

John Bitner he/him/his

Office Administration

  • Joined Campus Health: November 2021
  • Originally from: Greensboro, NC
  • Professional/Educational background: Economics degree from UNC Chapel Hill
  • Hobbies/sports: Basketball, fishing, online chess
  • One thing most people don’t know: “I’ve never been on an airplane; I once hit the high note in ‘Take on Me’”
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