- Hamill has been active member of the state alliance for 14 years.
- She joined Winthrop in 1998.
- She has received many awards, including Winthrop's Woman of Achievement Award and the Governor's Award for Outstanding Community Service in North Carolina.
Winthrop University, "Health Advocate, Professor Wins Scholar Award from S.C. Alliance" (2013). Winthrop News 2013. 239.