Contact Us

Contact the Community Engagement Initiative by email at


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Leann Moore, M.P.A.

Associate Director

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Tabitha Groh

Communications Specialist

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Nikki Relacion

Program Associate

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Qiulin Chen (Shirley)

Graduate Assistant

Master’s candidate, Health Promotion

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Connor Feeny

Graduate Assistant

Master’s candidate, Business Administration

Faculty Fellows

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Haley Burns, M.P.A.

Co-Chair, Community Engagement Council

Assistant Policy Scientist, Institute for Public Administration, Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration

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Nancy Getchell, Ph.D., FNAK

Professor, Dept. of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

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Elizabeth Orsega-Smith, Ph.D.

Professor, Health Behavior & Nutrition Sciences

Knowledge-Based Partners

Partnership for Arts & Culture

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Suzanne Burton, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for the Arts, College of Arts and Sciences

Professor of Music Education

Partnership for Healthy Communities

Contact the Partnership for Healthy Communities at

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Jennifer Horney, Ph.D.

Interim Director

Professor and Founding Director of the Epidemiology Program, College of Health Sciences

Core Faculty at the Disaster Research Center

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Yendelela Cuffee, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Scholarship and Research

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

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Katlyn Culhane-Suluai, M.P.S.

Program Manager

Partnership for Public Education

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Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy in the School of Education

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Annastasia Purinton, Ed.D.

Assistant Director

The Wilmington Partnership

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Ann Aviles, Ph.D.

Senior Faculty Fellow

Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences