Who’s Who on the Project Team
Dr. Gail S. Marion, PA-C, Ph.D.—Project Director
Associate Director, Geriatrics Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC – BA in Psychology
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC - Physician Assistant
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC – Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Cultural Studies
Gail Marion PA, Ph.D. is a Physician Assistant with research interests and experience in the areas of communications, clinician-patient relationships, cultural competency and geriatrics. Her expertise is in communication curriculum development and patient centered communication. She is also experienced in the training of standardized patients to assess learner skill development.
Dr. Sonia Crandall, Ph.D. – Co Project Director & Program Evaluator:
Associate Professor, Director Faculty Development
Western Illinois University, B.S. – Zoology
University of Illinois M. Ed. – Education
University of Oklahoma, Ph.D. – Adult and Community Education
Wake Forest School of Medicine, M.S. – Epidemiology
Sonia J. Crandall, Ph.D., M.S., is a medical educator and medical education researcher with broad experience in the areas of medical student professionalism and socialization, patient-clinician communications, and cultural sensitivity of health care professionals. Her expertise includes both qualitative and qualitative research methods.
Jennie Anthony– Project Manager
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC - BA Biology, BA English
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC – Master of Public Administration, Concentration in Health Administration
Jennie Anthony brings experience as a research assistant at UNC Hospitals and as graduate assistant for two years to the Department Chair while working on her masters.
Winona Gilbert – Project Secretary
Winona Gilbert brings extensive experience on grant work, budgeting, and computer skills that include excel, word, power point, access, outlook as well as time management.