Joined Campus Health: August 2021
Originally from: Ohio, grew up in NW Ohio
Professional/Educational Background: Heather received her BSN from Lourdes University and MSN from Ohio State. She has worked as a WHNP the last 2 years.
Family: Heather has a dog at home. Her older brother lives in Garner, NC and parents live in NW Ohio still.
Hobbies/Sports: She loves exploring new parks, hand crocheting, reading and hiking
Pets: Heather has a 2.5 year old dog, a mutt/lab/german shepherd
Who has influenced you when it comes to how you approach your work? Dad
What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of? “Working full time as an RN and completing my masters (FT status) with a 3.96 GPA.”
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you? “I have never been out of the country.”
Joined Campus Health: August 2021
Professional/Educational Background: Stephanie was a neonatal ICU nurse for 7 years, an Army intelligence Analyst for 4 years. She holds a BSN/MSN from Duke with a BS in Molecular Biology
Originally from: Chicago, IL & Phoenix, AZ
Family: Partner Dominic and 2 children – Lucas and Vivienne
Pets: 2 dogs – Charlie and Penny, 2 rats – Hooch and Simmie
Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach your work? “My former Army supervisor – J. Barth. He helped me learn a great work/home/mental health balance strategy.
What’s a work related accomplishment that you’re really proud of? “Starting here as an NP! Also becoming certified as a WHNP-BC!”
- Joined Campus Health: November 2021
- Originally from: Portugal, lived in New Jersey and Florida
- Professional/Educational background: Dental/oral surgery assistant for 20 years and medical assistant for 5 years
- Family: Husband, 4 children, and 2 grandchildren
- Pets: A fat cat named Lizzy
- Hobbies/Sports: Silvia enjoys state parks and beaches as well as basketball and football games
- Work influence: Parents instilled great work ethic
- Work related accomplishment: Seeing patients survive cancer and other sickness/illness
- One thing most people don’t know: “I’m extremely scared of snakes.”
Originally from: Born in Washington DC and graduated from high school in Elizabeth City, NC.
Joined Campus Health: 2015
Professional/Educational Background: She received her BSN from UNC Chapel Hill during the James Worthy era, received a Masters in Nursing Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago during the early Michael Jordan years and her Post Master’s Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner from UNC Chapel Hill when Marcus, Kennedy, Nate and Isaiah were still youngsters. She has thirty years of experience as a nurse in critical care, emergency nursing, clinical management, school and public health.
Professional interests: Adolescent health and the health needs of underserved populations.
Hobbies: Jean is an avid if not fast runner and likes to spend any extra waking hours outdoors. And yes, she is a Tar Heel.
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Joined Campus Health: November 2012
Professional/Educational Background: She received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Durham Technical Community College. Before joining Campus Health, Dorothy worked at Duke Urgent Care as a Medical Assistant.
Originally from: Dorothy is originally from Ghana-West Africa. She moved to Beltsville, Maryland to join her mom and sister in March 2006. Moved to Durham, NC in 2007.
Family: Dorothy has three sons: Jayden, Jeffrey, and Joshua. She has 2 older sisters.
Hobbies/Sports: Likes to cook, listening to African music, and watching basketball with her kids. Her favorite book is To Kill A Mockingbird.
Interesting Facts: Dorothy was the music leader of her college school choir in Ghana.
Originally from: Dr. Tang was born in Ohio but has lived in Taiwan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New Jersey, Boston, Texas, and most recently in Malawi, Africa.
Joined Campus Health: Fall 2018
Professional/Educational Background: She completed her undergrad at Rice University, Med School at Baylor, Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, and Fellowship in Family Planning at UNC. She also has a master’s in Clinical Research from UNC.
Hobbies: Dr. Tang enjoys traveling and hiking. Her favorite book is Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides and her favorite movies are the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings series.
Interesting Facts: She lived in Malawi from 2012-2017 and had the chance to travel to surrounding countries, such as Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, and South Africa.