Category: Health and Human Performance

Jennie Ann Cole

Assistant Professor
School of Social Work
College of Health and Human Performance

Areas of expertise: community engagement and social activism within marginalized and vulnerable groups; visual art and narrative expression in developing community partnerships to address social problems, specifically chronic homelessness; community based participatory research; Photovoice; qualitative research methods; homelessness; group and macro practice; art and activism.

Charles Humphrey

Associate Professor
Licensed soil scientist; registered environmental health specialist
Department of Health Education and Promotion
College of Health and Human Performance

  • Phone: 252-737-1479
  • Email: humphreyc@ecu.edu
  • Website: https://hhp.ecu.edu/faculty/humphrey/

Areas of expertise: On-site wastewater, soils, land use impacts on water quality, effectiveness of wastewater treatment systems on reducing pollutant concentrations, contaminant transport in groundwater and surface waters and the influence of urbanization on stream flow and water quality; floods; flooding

Abby Schwartz

Assistant Professor
Director, BSW Program
Coordinator, Aging Studies Program
School of Social Work
College of Health and Human Performance

Areas of expertise: Aging, informal caregiving, supportive oncology care, cancer treatment adherence, health disparities, participant-directed services for older adults and families

Sheresa Blanchard

Assistant Professor
Department of Human Development and Family Science
College of Health and Human Performance

Areas of expertise: program evaluation; early intervention; early literacy; cultural competence; early childhood special education and disabilities; family engagement; diverse families of young children; inclusion; parenting; equity; early childhood personnel preparation, teacher education