Meet the Director

Robert J. Zeglin, PhD, LMHC, LPC, NCC

Dr. Zeglin is an Assistant Professor in and Program Director for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at the University of North Florida. The CMHC program is housed in the Department of Public Health within the Brooks College of Health. He also sees clients at the Jacksonville Center for Sexual Health and is the Founding Editor of the Journal of Counseling Sexology & Sexual Wellness: Research, Practice, and Education. He has experience as a counseling supervisor and clinical program director. Dr. Zeglin also provides consultation services for mental and sexual health agencies. He is also the co-host of the sex science podcast “Sex from A to Z.”

Dr. Zeglin’s research interest is primarily sexual health behaviors and attitudes, with particular focus on HIV/AIDS, stigma, and LGBTQ health. He also studies counselor preparation and training in human sexuality.

CSHERI Members and Organizations

CSHERI is comprised of staff, administrators, educators, researchers, and community stakeholders interested in advancing the mission of CSHERI. Members volunteer their time and expertise, and represent various backgrounds, specialties, and identities. Many of the members are also employed at agencies that offer a range of sexual health services. For more information on any organization, click the logo next to the member’s name. If you are interested in joining the CSHERI team, please contact us.

Angel Kalafatis-Russell

Professor Sex

Ashton Gaylord

Community Rehabilitation Center

Cristy Cummings

UNF College of Arts and Sciences

Dan Merken


Deweyne Robinson

River Region Human Services

Dwan Love-Dinkins

UNF LGBT Resource Center

Elissa Barr

UNF Brooks College of Health

Karthikeyan Umapathy

UNF School of Computing

Lilia Loriz

UNF School of Nursing

Mandi Barringer

UNF College of Arts and Sciences

Rodney Brown

Florida Department of Health – Duval County

Samantha Kwiatkowski

CAN Community Health

Stephanie Sparman

Women’s Center of Jacksonville

Timothy Jefferson


Mike Alonso


Vanessa Jefferson

NE FL Healthy Start Coalition

CSHERI Student Members

CSHERI also includes students from various field of study and at varying academic levels. These students gain valuable experience coordinating with and learning from community partners, community stakeholders, and university faculty. This is another example of the University of North Florida’s dedication to experiential and community-engaged learning.

Alane Ertel

Graduate Student, Public Health

Juliet Fetteroll

Undergraduate Student, Public Health

Rosalyn Zacarias

Undergraduate Student, Sociology

William Milligan

Undergraduate Student, Computing