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Office of the Dean

The Arnold School of Public Health is led by Dean G. Thomas Chandler. Patsy Yarborough serves as the Administrative Coordinator for the Dean. The Office of the Dean houses the School's Administration (i.e., Business, Human Resources) and Development and Alumni Relations functions. 

Dean's Office

G. Thomas Chandler (Dean)

Dean, Arnold School of Public Health
Professor, Environmental Health Sciences

Director, Meiobenthic Ecology and Estuarine Ecotoxicology Laboratory 
Office of the Dean; Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: 803-777-5032
Email: tchandler@sc.edu

Patsy Yarborough (Administrative Coordinator)

Administrative Coordinator for the Dean
Office of the Dean
Phone: 803-777-9074
Email: yarborop@mailbox.sc.edu 


Operations

Dorothy Byrden (Business Manager)

Manager, Business/Administrative
Office of Operations and Accreditation
Phone: 803-777-5034 
Email: dbyrden@mailbox.sc.edu

Lee Pearson (Associate Dean)

Associate Dean
Office of Operations and Accreditation
Phone: 803-777-5030
Email: jlpears@mailbox.sc.edu

David Shinn (Director of Human Resources)

Director, Human Resources
Office of Operations and Accreditation
Phone: 803-777-0056
Email: djshinn@mailbox.sc.edu 

 

Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Melissa Hensley (Administrative Coordinator)

Assistant to the Director of Development and Alumni Relations
Office of the Dean
Phone: 803-777-0519
Email: munn2@mailbox.sc.edu

Charles Pulliam (Director of Development)

Director, Development and Alumni Relations
Office of the Dean
Phone: 803-777-1349
Email: pulliamc@mailbox.sc.edu


The Dean's leadership team also includes chairs and directors and five associate deans: Associate Dean for Research Alan Decho, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Curriculum James Hardin, Associate Dean for Clinical Public Health Ronnie Horner, Associate Dean for Operations and Accreditation Lee Pearson, and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion David Simmons.

 

 

Associate Deans

Sara Corwin (Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs)

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Student Affairs
Director, Undergraduate Program in Public Health
Clinical Associate Professor

Office of the Dean
Phone: 803-777-6136
Email: corwins@sc.edu

Alan Decho (Associate Dean for Research)

Associate Dean, Research
Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Office of Research; Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: 803-777-9248
Email: awdecho@mailbox.sc.edu

James Hardin (Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Curriculum)

Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Curriculum
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Office of Faculty Affairs and Curriculum; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Phone: 803-777-3191
Email: jhardin@sc.edu

Ronnie Horner (Associate Dean for Clinical Public Health)

Associate Dean, Clinical Public Health
Professor, Health Services Policy and Management
Office of Clinical Public Health; Department of Health Services Policy and Management
Phone: 803-777-8754
Email: hornerrd@mailbox.sc.edu

Lee Pearson (Associate Dean for Operations and Accreditation)

Associate Dean, Operations and Accreditation
Office of Operations and Accreditation; Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Phone: 803-777-5030
Email: jlpears@mailbox.sc.edu

David Simmons (Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)

Associate Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Associate Professor, Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Phone: 803-777-8282
Email: dsimmons@mailbox.sc.edu