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Faculty and Staff


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Delia West, PhD

TecHealth Director
SmartState Endowed Chair
Professor, Department of Exercise Science

Dr. West is a clinical psychologist who brings extensive research experience in behavioral interventions for weight management with a focus on using technology to deliver evidence-based obesity treatments. • 803-777-8826


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Courtney Monroe, PhD, ACSM EP-C

TecHealth Faculty 
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Education, & Behavior

Dr. Monroe is an exercise physiologist whose research primarily focuses on technology-based approaches to effectively promote and assess physical activity, as well as to deliver effective behavioral weight control for adults. • 803-576-5808


Christine Pellegrini, PhD

TecHealth Faculty 
Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science

Dr. Pellegrini is an exercise physiologist whose research has focused on the development and implementation of technology-supported behavioral interventions targeting diet, physical activity, sedentary behavior and weight loss. • 803-777-0911



Briana Davis, MPH

iReach3 Participant Recruitment Coordinator

Ms. Davis seeks to reduce health disparities by focusing on minority health/health communications and increasing minority participation in clinical trials. • 803-576-5807

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Chelsea Larsen, MPH, CHES

TecHealth Research Assistant

A Biomedical and Behavioral Interface Training Program (NIH T32) fellow, Ms. Larsen is interested in using technology to help bridge the gap between research and practice, as well as increasing motivation and quality of life. • 803-777-2702


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Karen Magradey

TecHealth Project Coordinator

Ms. Magradey comes to the Center with a wide background in public relations, project management and  funding development. • 803-777-3471

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Melissa Stansbury, MS, ACSM EP-C

Doctoral Student

Ms. Stansbury, a first year student in Health Aspects of Physical Activity, is exploring the interactions between physical, nutritional, and psychological components of wellness on weight management. She is particularly interested in the long-term effects of implementing behavior modification strategies and utilizing technology for healthy lifestyle change. • 803-777-0510


Jim Stritzinger

TecHealth-Entrepreneur in Residence

Mr. Stritzinger is an experienced serial entrepreneur, electrical engineer, and expert software developer/database architect.  He is an avid amateur athlete and is inspired by the world of digital health technologies and their ability to improve global health. • 843-290-4149