Enders began her new role on Nov. 15.
Laura Enders began her new role as the Department of Social Medicine director of finance and administration on Nov. 15. Sausyty Hermreck has served as interim business manager for the department since June 1, and Jean Estrada served as the department’s business manager for the previous six years.
Enders received her BAAS and MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and earned her BS in Nursing from Keuka College. She joined UNC’s Department of Maternal and Child Health in the Gillings School of Global Public Health in summer 2019, where she served as the department’s business officer. Previously, she had more than 17 years of experience providing administrative and financial management, grant oversight, support for research and business functions at the University of Rochester.
Additionally, Enders has experience working as a registered nurse in an in-patient cardiovascular surgical unit, a clinical trials vaccine unit, and a dementia care unit. She also was a volunteer firefighter and EMT first responder for 16 years in New York, and worked for a local health department in emergency response planning.