Dr. Yvette Huet

Director

Dr. Huet is the Director for the UNC Charlotte ADVANCE Faculty Affairs and Diversity Office and a Professor of  Kinesiology. Her research interests include women and faculty of color in the academy; the role of estrogen in immune function and liver disease; the effects of neonatal exposure to environmental estrogens on adult disease; and the roles of nitric oxide in early pregnancy.  Dr. Huet earned her B.S. in Human Biology: Microbiology from the University of Kansas; her Ph.D. (with Honors) in physiology from the University of Kansas Medical Center; and had a Postdoctoral Fellowship with Monsanto Company in Missouri. Her honors include a National Science Foundation Minority Graduate Fellowship and a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities. She has served in many other leadership roles at UNC Charlotte, including as Coordinator of faculty development, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Interim Chair, Kinesiology.