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  • cole,-brea_.jpgBrea Cole
    Manager, Medically Integrated Wellness
    (601) 815-8372; fax: (601) 815-8989

Brea Cole has a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and is the manager of the Integrated Wellness Program for the UMMC Wellness Centers and the Workplace Wellness Program, Everyday Wellness. She is one of two wellness champions at UMMC, and holds the following certifications: Worksite Wellness Program Specialist, Worksite Wellness Program Manager, Community Health Advocate, and Chronic Disease Self-Management Master Trainer.

She is assisting with strategic planning for both programs and is leading the coordination of related activities to engage both UMMC and community partners. Ms. Cole joined UMMC in 2007.

Mary Manuel received her Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Belhaven University in 2012 while working in the Center of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. She is currently the financial analyst for the Departments of Data Science and Preventive Medicine providing overall support and direction for finance and business operations. Ms. Manuel has been a part of the strategic planning of the clinical operations in the Department of Preventive Medicine and will develop the processes for the contractual relationships both inside and outside of the institution for the successful launch of the department’s clinical enterprise. She has been with UMMC since 2010.

Sondra Redmont has worked at UMMC since 2008. Initially, she worked as a grant writer in the Office of Research and transitioned in 2010 to the Center of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics to assist with strategic planning and overall development of the Center. In 2015, Ms. Redmont’s position as the director of operations of the Center was expanded to include the Department of Preventive Medicine and the University Wellness Centers.

Ms. Redmont was also a member of the leadership team that, with the support of many collaborators, has created the new Department of Data Science and the John D. Bower School of Population Health. In 2017, Ms. Redmont transitioned into the role of Director of Educational Operations to provide overall support to the educational initiatives of the school, and continues to provide operational support for the Department of Preventive Medicine.

Ivory Stuckey has her Master of Business Administration degree from Delta State University. She joined the Department of Preventive Medicine in September 2016 as the administrative assistant.

She provides direct support to the chair of the department and, among other duties, is part of the onboarding process for new faculty.