Meet Our Staff

Beau Dooley, MS, MPH, MCHES

Student Health Center Rm 118-G

Beau Dooley has spent his career in college health serving in several health promotion and administrative positions at university health centers across the nation and is passionate about engaging with students and campus partners on wellness promotion initiatives.  He holds a Master of Public Health degree in Health Education and Communication from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Leadership from Northwest Missouri State University, and is certified as a Master Certified Health Education Specialist. 

Deirdre Feeney

Deirdre Feeney, MSPH, CHES

Health Education Specialist - Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
Student Health Center Rm 118-H

Deirdre Feeney received her undergraduate degree in Health Education & Promotion from East Carolina University and is an alumni of the UNC Charlotte Master of Science in Public Health program.  During her time as a student, she served as a Graduate Assistant for the UNC Charlotte’s Center for Wellness Promotion.  Deirdre re-joined our staff in 2015 from the Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the University of Virginia.  She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and brings a strong background in substance abuse prevention and education, bystander intervention, and hazing prevention.  Deirdre is excited to return to UNC Charlotte and for the opportunity to re-invest herself back into her roots at the Center for Wellness Promotion.


Interpersonal Violence Prevention Specialist


This position is currently vacant.  Please contact the Center for Wellness Promotion by email ( or phone (704-687-7407) if you have questions.

Leslie Robinson, MAEd, CHES

Health Education Specialist - Sexual Health
Student Health Center Rm 118-B

Leslie began working in college health as a Graduate Assistant at East Carolina University while finishing her Master of Art in Education in Health Education and Promotion.  She began working as a Health Education Specialist at UNC Charlotte’s Center for Wellness Promotion in November 2007.  She provides sexual health education to students through presentations and outreach as well as one-on-one consultations when requested.  Leslie supervises the Graduate Assistants who work for the Center for Wellness Promotion.  She is adjunct faculty for the College of Health and Human Services at UNC Charlotte where she teaches HLTH3000: Peer Health I.  She is also the co-advisor for the Wellness Ambassadors (peer education group).   Leslie is a member of the Relationship Violence Prevention committee, the Student Wellness Advisory Group, the Staff Council and the Trans* Committee at UNC Charlotte.  She also serves on the Charlotte Mecklenburg Drug-Free Coalition’s Executive Board.  Leslie is a Safe Zone Ally.  She is a professional member of the North Carolina Society of Public Health Educators and she has been a Certified Health Education Specialist since 2008.  

Betria Stinson, MPH, CHES

Substance Abuse Program Coordinator (BASICS)
Student Health Center Rm 118-A
704-687-7407 (Main Extension)

Betria Stinson received her Bachelor's of Science in Community Health Education and a Master's in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  As a Substance Abuse Program Coordinator, Betria provides individual Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) educational sessions to students, who have violated the university’s drug and alcohol policy.  She also supervises the Interns that are in the Internship Program within the Center for Wellness Promotion Department.  Betria is a Certified Health Education Specialist (2013) and a trained Integrative Health Coach.

Jessica Pinti, MA, NCC, LCAS, LPC

Collegiate Recovery Community Coordinator
Student Health Center Rm 118-E

Jessica Pinti received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology and a Masters in Addictions and Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She currently holds a License to Practice Counseling Associates, Licensed Clinician Addictions Specialist and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. As a Collegiate Recovery Community Coordinator, Jessica provides education and information on substance use and recovery, as well as one-on-one consultations with collegiate recovery community members. She provides support and resources to individuals who are in recovery and enrolled in higher education. Jessica has a passion for serving the substance use community and helping individuals accomplish their academic, personal and professional dreams.