NCCI Staff

Below is the contact information for the NCCI Coordinating Center staff. You may click on the individual’s name or scroll down to access bios. Please contact Montez Lane or Maria Parries if you have any questions about NCCI.  

Mark Wolfson

Mark Wolfson
Executive Director

     336-716-0380    

mwolfson@wakehealth.edu

Montez Lane

Montez Lane
Program Manager
336-713-5066ymlane@wakehealth.edu

Kim Wagoner(1)

Kim Wagoner
Evaluation Director
336-713-4223kwagoner@wakehealth.edu

Eun-Young song

Eun-Young Song
Analyst
336-716-9280esong@wakehealth.edu

Maria Parries

Maria Parries
Program Coordinator
336-716-6196mparries@wakehealth.edu

Sheryl Hulme(1)

Sheryl Hulme
Grant Assistant,
Budget/Finances
336-713-5087shulme@wakehealth.edu
 Sherri for NCCI Jan 2014

Sherri Mabe

Program Assistant

336-716-9513

 shmabewakehealth.edu  




NCCI Staff Biographies

 

Mark Wolfson

Mark Wolfson is the Executive Director of the North Carolina Coalition Initiative. 

Dr. Wolfson is a Professor in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy (SSHP) at Wake Forest School of Medicine, with joint appointments in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Communication. Dr. Wolfson has extensive experience conducting research on substance use, with a particular focus on the role of community and organizational factors in understanding alcohol and tobacco use by youth.  His recent work focuses on (1) the intended and unintended effects of alcohol and tobacco policy and programs, and (2) the interaction of collective action by citizens and professional groups and the work of state actors in shaping public policy on alcohol and tobacco use.  Dr. Wolfson is the Principal Investigator of several studies: the Study to Prevent Alcohol Related Consequences (funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism), the Evaluation of Two Demonstrations of Strategies to Limit Teens' Access to Alchohol (funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), the Social Host Ordinance Development and Enforcement Trial--a CBPR Approach (funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism), Identifying the Effect of Local Policies and Enforcement Strategies to prevent Alcohol use by Older Adolescents (funded by the Office of Juvenille Justice and Delinquency Prevention), Dissolvable Tobacco Perceptions and Use among Young Adults in Test Markets (funded by the National Cancer Institute) and Smokeless Tobacco Use in College Students (also funded by the National Cancer Institute).

Dr. Wolfson has served as a grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, among other funders.  He presents extensively at scientific conferences, both at the national and international level, and has published over 75 peer reviewed articles, as well as book chapters, book reviews, reports, and one book.

Dr. Wolfson received his Ph.D. in sociology from the Catholic University of America.  He was a NIMH post-doctoral fellow (Organizations and Mental Health) at Stanford University and a NIAAA post-doctoral fellow (Social Epidemiology of Alcohol Use) at the Alcohol Research Group/University of California at Berkeley.  Prior to joining the faculty at Wake Forest in 1998, Dr. Wolfson was on the faculty of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.

 

Montez Lane

Montez Lane, MPH  is a Research Assistant in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine. She is the Program Manager for the North Carolina Coalition Initiative in which she coordinates training and technical assistance for the capacity-building efforts of coalitions working to prevent substance abuse. She is also works for the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity to assist with its community outreach efforts. With fifteen of years of experience in community organizing, coalition building and program development, Ms. Lane has also provided technical assistance and training under the Faith in Action National Program Office, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program; the ECHO Council, a grassroots effort to build social capital; and a program manager for a youth-development program for young girls.  

Kim Wagoner

Dr. Kimberly Wagoner, DrPH, MPH  is a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine.  She currently oversees two community trials which use a coalition-based approach to implement environmental factors to prevent underage drinking and reduce high-risk drinking among college students.  Additionally, leads the evaluation of the North Carolina Coalition Initiative, a program funded by the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services to build the capacity of local coalitions to reduce substance use in communities. She’s worked with multidisciplinary teams and various community groups to design, implement, and evaluate interventions focused on underage drinking prevention, women’s health issues, and childhood obesity.

Eun-Young song

Eun-Young Song, Ph.D., is a senior research associate in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Her research interests include methodological, statistical, and Geographic Information System application issues concerning health behaviors, as well as evaluation of programs intended to prevent or reduce health risk behaviors. 

 

Maria Parries

Maria Parries is the Program Coordinator for NCCI.   She is an associate project manager and has been with Wake Forest School of Medicine since 2003.  Ms. Parries enjoys being part of a team that helps provide coalitions with the tools to realize their goals.  She splits her time between NCCI and several other studies. 

 

Sheryl Hulme

Sheryl Hulme is the Grant Assistant for The North Carolina Coalition Initiative.  She has worked at Wake Forest School of Medicine for 10 years. Sheryl works diligently tracking the budgets of each sub-contract while keeping the NCCI budget running smoothly so the rest of the team can focus on the training and technical assistance needed for the coalitions.

 

 

Last Updated: 01-24-2014
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