About Us

Nutrition Staff

Lindsey Harrigan

Clinical Nutrition Specialist lindskh@email.unc.edu

Originally from: She was born in Wisconsin but moved here from Chicago, Illinois.

Professional/Educational Background: She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics from University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and a Masters in Dietetics from Loyola University Chicago.

Joined Campus Health: Fall 2019

Family: Lindsey and her husband James have two young children.

Hobbies: Lindsey enjoys staying active; some of her favorite ways to do so are running, power yoga and traveling.

Favorite Book and Movie: Her favorite book is Me Before You by Jojo Moyes and her favorite movie is Dirty Dancing.

Interesting Facts: Lindsey’s African travels include: hiking to the top of Table Mountain, going on Safari in South Africa and visiting the Zambia side of Victoria Falls.

Annie Penrose

Clinical Nutrition Specialist annem1@email.unc.edu

Originally from:  Auburn, CA

Professional/Educational Background: She has a BS in Nutrition from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a Masters of Education in Exercise Physiology from Auburn University. She also completed a Dietetic Internship at the Loyola University of Chicago.

Family: Annie has a mom and dad, and a brother that lives in New Orleans.

Favorite Movie: The Devil Wears Prada.

Hobbies/Sports:  Annie was a gymnast from the ages of 3 to 18. She also enjoys going to the beach, running, and reading.

Pets: She currently has no pets but really wants a dog. She has always had cats and dogs growing up.  

Interesting Facts: Annie was once a Camp Counselor.

Shira Evans

Associate Director of Sports Nutrition for Olympic Sports sevans@eamil.unc.edu

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Originally from: Shira is originally from Syracuse, NY. She’s also lived in MA, CO, and NH.

Professional/Educational Background: Her Masters and RD were completed at Framingham State University.

Family: Kevin Krughoff is her husband.  

Hobbies/Sports: Shira enjoys running. She’s run in five marathons and qualified for Boston twice. She also enjoys cycling and has cycled across the US twice. In addition, Shira likes hiking, traveling, and trying new food.

Pets: She has a cat named Chloe.

Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach your work? “A former colleague who has endless empathy and  compassion.”

What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of? “I take pride in being able to work directly with clients to help improve their relationships with food and body, while also supporting their athletic goals.”

What's one thing most people don't know about you? “I’ve run up the tallest road race in America.”

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