Donna M.Duffy,Ph.D. is a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology at UNCG. In addition to her faculty responsibilities, Donna is the Program Director for the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, which is housed in the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at UNCG. Donna completed her Ph.D. in the Department of Kinesiology at UNCG in 2007. Prior to coming to UNCG, Donna completed her B.S. and M.Ed. at Boston University in Curriculum and Instruction. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Paige Hall Smith, PhD, MSPH is the Director of the Center for Women’s Health at UNCG. Paige is Associate Professor of Public Health Education and the 2004-2006 Linda Arnold Carlisle Professor of Women´s and Gender Studies at UNCG.
She has been at UNCG and active with the Women´s and Gender Studies Program since 1995. She has a particular interest in making new connections and collaborative teams among women´s health researchers at UNCG. Her own line of research focuses on improving health care response to women, reducing violence against women, and breastfeeding promotion. Email : email@example.com
Stephanie Barrett, BS, is a second year master’s student in the Department of Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport and Exercise Psychology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2012 from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. In the same year, she earned her certification as a personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and spent a year helping women transition into a physically active lifestyle. Since she is originally from southern New Hampshire, she is a big fan of Boston sports teams, especially the Red Sox and the Patriots. She spent many years as an athlete, trying different sports and ultimately following her passion for softball, volleyball, and swimming. Although she is officially retired from competition, she still remains involved in the sports she loves through coaching youth softball and teaching undergraduate classes in swimming and volleyball during the first year of her master’s program here at UNCG. It was through her coaching experience that she became aware of and involved with the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity. She is passionate about helping girls and women of all ages experience the enjoyment she felt in her athletic career and still feels through various forms of physical activity. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leah Washington, MS, is a doctoral candidate in the Sport Psychology Program in the Kinesiology Department and research assistant for the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity. She earned her master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from The George Washington University and her bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from James Madison University. She is a certified athletic trainer and sport psychology consultant; her research emphasis is in athletic training education in the psychosocial domain as well as the psychological recovery of injured athletes . She is both a Cancer and a Gemini, her favorite color is green, and she has three ridiculous dogs. Email: email@example.com
Katelyn Todd is one of the newest members of the PAGWSPA staff as an undergraduate assistant. She is a senior in the Kinesiology Department with a concentration in Physical Education and Health Pedagogy (PEHTE). She will graduate this May with a Bachelor of Science. She is originally from Thomasville, NC; however, she has lived in Greensboro for the past three years. Her competitive athletic background is in basketball, volleyball, and softball. However, a variety of injuries ended her competitive career. During her freshman year of college she was invited to help coach women’s basketball at her local high school, which sparked her interest in the history of female coaches and the appreciation of female athletes. It was through her involvement as a student with the PEHTE program that she learned about the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sports and Physical Activity. She is passionate about helping all girls and women progress in sports and lead lives that include physical activity, whether they are coaching or playing. She is excited to work with PAGWSPA this year and one of her main goals is to draw from her own experience as a female athlete so that she can be the best coach for female athletes. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hannah Revis is an undergraduate assistant with the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity. She has an Associate’s degree in Art from Rockingham County Community college. She is currently here at UNCG pursuing a degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Physical Education and Health Pedagogy (PEHTE). She will graduate in May with a Bachelor’s in Science. She has a competitive background in basketball, softball, soccer, and tennis. She has grown up watching, playing, and analyzing all aspects of sports and physical activities.
Last season, she was a volunteer coach for Bethany Community basketball program where she coached a coed team of 7-9 year-olds. In 2012, she was the assistant coach for the women’s basketball team at Rockingham Community College. This influenced her to learn more about girls and women in sports. She is excited to be involved with PAGWSPA, and she hopes to inspire girls and women of all ages to be passionate in sports and physical activities. Email: email@example.com