Stephanie McDonald-Murray

Stephanie McDonald-Murray

MPH Extension Associate, EFNEP 919-264-5417

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Health Education
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Food Safety
  • Training and Development


Stephanie McDonald-Murray Extension Associate, EFNEP, North Carolina State University, 2005-present. Stephanie provides leadership in managing the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in an eighteen county area of South East North Carolina. Her duties include teaming with district and county Extension directors to recruit, hire, coach and evaluate the performance of the nutrition program assistants working in Brunswick, Craven, Columbus, Duplin, Greene, Lenoir, New Hanover, Onslow, Robeson, Sampson, and Wayne Counties. Stephanie also oversees program accountability, monitors progress and communicates accomplishments to federal, state and local stakeholders. Stephanie develops and provides orientation and in-service training as required in the programmatic and professional development of EFNEP paraprofessionals. She also networks with agencies and organizations to enhance local and state efforts aimed at meeting the needs of a shared target audience.

Programs and Initiatives


Contact Information

Youth, Family, and Community Sciences
NC State University
Office Location:
Duplin County Center
165 Agriculture Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349