Statewide Contacts

Steering Committee:

Ellen Bailey, MA, MPH – Executive Director NC Falls Prevention Coalition
Falls Prevention Grant Manager
Healthy Aging NC Initiative
North Carolina Center for Health Wellness (NCCHW) at UNC Asheville
Office: 828-255-7072
Fax: 828-255-7106
ebailey@unca.edu

Ingrid Bou-Saada, MA, MPH
Injury Prevention Consultant
Division of Public Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch
NC Department of Health and Human Services
Office: 919-707-5435
Fax: 919-870-4803
Ingrid.Bou-Saada@dhhs.nc.gov

Audrey Edmisten, MPH, RDN, LDN
Co-founder of the NC Falls Prevention Coalition
Aging Program Specialist
NC Division of Aging and Adult Services
NC Department of Health and Human Services
Office: 919-855-3418
Fax: 919-715-0868
audrey.edmisten@dhhs.nc.gov

Rebecca Freeman, MPH
Healthy Aging Specialist
Division of Aging and Adult Services, Service Operations
NC Department of Health and Human Services
Office: 919-855-3421
Fax: 919-715-0868
rebecca.freeman@dhhs.nc.gov

Nicolle Miller, MS, MPH, RD, LDN
Director of State and Community Collaborations
Healthy Aging NC Initiative
North Carolina Center for Health Wellness (NCCHW) at UNC Asheville
Office: 828-258-7711
Fax: 828-255-7106
nmiller2@unca.edu

Sharon Rhyne, MHA, MBA – Chair NC Falls Prevention Coalition
Co-founder of the NC Falls Prevention Coalition
Deputy Section Chief
Division of Public Health, Chronic Disease and Injury Section
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Office: 919-707-5205
Fax: 919-870-4800
sharon.rhyne@dhhs.nc.gov

Ellen Caylor Schneider, MBA
Co-founder of the NC Falls Prevention Coalition
Research Scientist
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at UNC Chapel Hill
Carolina Geriatrics Workforce Education Program
NCOA Consultant – National Falls Prevention Resource Center
Office: 919-966-9402
ecschnei@email.unc.edu

NC Falls Prevention Coalition Conflict of Interest Statement:

NC Falls Prevention Coalition (FPC) members (and/or their family members) will not use participation in FPC activities or presentations, or the FPC logo, materials, or products for personal financial gain. NCFPC will not endorse products, services or private vendors.

If a coalition member identifies a conflict of interest, that member will recuse his/herself from the situation/decision as indicated by this agreement.