Past Events

Charlotte, N.C.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Reception 6 – 8 p.m.
Levine Museum of the New South
200 East Seventh Street
This event was made possible by a gift from Carolinas HealthCare.

Atlanta, Ga.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Reception 6 – 8 p.m.
The Carter Center
One Copenhill
453 Freedom Parkway

Boston, Mass.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Reception 6:30 – 8 p.m.
John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way
Hosted in conjunction with the 141st annual meeting of the American Public Health Association.

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
*World of Difference Dinner
Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
135 Dauer Drive, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alumni Panel Discussion: If I had known then what I know now…

Students heard UNC public health alumni reminisce about their time at the School and how it influenced their careers.

Wednesday, Sept 11th
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NC Foundation Auditorium (Atriem-lower level)
A reception followed in Micheal Hooker Research Center’s Armfield Atrium, where students met local alumni and enjoyed delicious food and beverages.

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Reception at APHA

Monday October 29, 2012.
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Moscone Convention Center WEST | Room 3007
800 Howard Street (at Fourth St)
San Francisco California

Atlanta Area Alumni Reception

October 18, 2012
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Maggiano’s in Buckhead
3368 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30326
Cash only bar, Complimentary parking or $2 valet


Call (919) 966-0219

If I Knew THEN What I Know NOW



Public Health graduates discussed how their experiences here at the School influenced their careers.

Monday, September 10, 2012
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Rosenau Hall Auditorium (Rm 133)

Leah Devlin, DDS, MPH ’84 (HPM)
Professor of the Practice
Former NC Health DirectorParticipants included:
Joseph John, FACHE, MHA ’05 (HPM)
The Emory ClinicGreg Millett, MPH ’95 (HB)
Senior Policy Advisor
White House AIDS Office

Jean Orelien, DrPH ’07 (BIOS)
President, CEO & Founder

Lauren Thie, MSPH ’09 (ESE)
NC Division of Public Health

Alumni Reception at APHA

Monday, October 31, 2011
Washington Convention Center, Salon A
801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C.
(Across from Historical Society of Washington Museum and Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square)
Questions: or (919) 843-0661

A gift to students from alumni

It Happened on the Way to War: A Marine’s Path to PeaceCarolina alumnus, Marine Veteran and Co-Founder of Carolina for Kibera, Rye Barcott, talked about his recent book and how diverse groups of committed people can make a world of difference.
Tuesday, August 30 at 5:00 PM
Rosenau Hall Auditorium 133
Book signing and reception followed.

Register online by Sunday August 28

Questions: (919) 843-0661
Annual Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lectures
A Public Health Physician’s Journey Through Flood, Earthquake and the Wake of War (Webcast)
March 31, 2011
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health alumnus
Richard A. Vinroot, MD, MPH
Emergency Medicine Physician
Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, Louisiana

Inside Health Reform

April 15, 2010
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health alumna
Jeanne Lambrew, PhD, MSPH
Director, Office of Health Reform
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Cradle to Cradle


April 1, 2009
World renowned architect
William McDonough
Time magazine’s “Hero of the Environment”

Health Care Reform and the 2008 Presidential Candidates

April 14, 2008

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health alumnus
Jonathan B. Oberlander, PhD
Associate Professor of Social Medicine and of Health Policy and Administration
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Related Events

Each spring, in conjunction with the Foard Lecture, annual awards ceremonies are held by several of the School’s academic departments, including: Biostatistics, Health Behavior, Maternal and Child Health and the Public Health Leadership Program.

For more information about the Foard Lecture, please contact the School’s Office of External Affairs at (919) 966-0198.