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Worldwide distribution of cervical cancer virus is consistent with vaccine targets

Worldwide distribution of cervical cancer virus is consistent with vaccine targets August 01, 2007 Dr. Jennifer Smith The variety of human papilloma viruses that cause invasive cervical cancer cases worldwide are largely consistent across continents, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This finding means that prophylactic vaccines… Read more »

Breakthrough of the Year

Breakthrough of the Year May 31, 2012   A UNC-led team has identified a protocol that prevents the transmission of HIV, the AIDScausing virus–a feat once considered an impossible dream. In a National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-funded study of 2,000 couples, epidemiology professor Dr. Myron Cohen and colleagues found starting antiretroviral therapy in… Read more »

Whitehead wins 2007 Bunker Award

Whitehead wins 2007 Bunker Award   Todd P. Whitehead The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is pleased to announce Todd P. Whitehead (MSEE, Leith Advisor) as the recipient of the 2007 George C. Bunker Award. ESE Professor and Chair, Mike Aitken presented this award to Whitehead at the ESE Ice Cream Social held on… Read more »

ESE Department News

ESE Department News (ESE Home) Young entrepreneur in ESE is illustrator of new book for minority children February 18, 2008 Jim Wallace receives MIS May 7, 2007 John Briscoe, World Bank Senior Water Advisor and former ESE professor, to give Foard Lecture April 20 March 19, 2007   Last updated February 18, 2008  

BSPH open house

BSPH open house December 08, 2008 <p”> The arrival of fall marks a change in weather, a change in the color of the leaves, a change from iced coffee to hot coffee, and, for many first semester sophomores, a panicked change in majors. <p”> As stated on the Academic Advising website for the College of… Read more »

Dale Jobes presents Final Oral Defense on June 30

Dale Jobes presents Final Oral Defense on June 30 June 29, 2005 Dale Jobes presented his MS Thesis Final Oral Defense on June 30th at 10:00am in the Ibrahim Seminar room, 1301 McGavran-Greenberg. Full details follow.Analyzing the Spatiotemporal Relationships of Ozone Exceedances, Transient High Ozone Events and Meteorological Factors using GIS Ozone violations are complicated… Read more »

HIV treatment produces economic returns through increased work and education

HIV treatment produces economic returns through increased work and education July 11, 2012   Dr. Harsha Thirumurthy HIV-infected adults who receive antiretroviral therapy often begin or resume productive work, and children living in households with infected adults who are on treatment are more likely to attend school than those in households with untreated adults, according… Read more »

Service begets service: the beginning of legacy volunteers

Service begets service: the beginning of legacy volunteers May 08, 2009 John E. Paul, PhD Clinical associate professor, health policy and management Peace Corps volunteer, Nepal, 1969-1971 The only thing John Paul might like as much as talking about his experience in the Peace Corps is talking about his son’s experience in the Peace Corps…. Read more »

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health names two Gillings Visiting Professors

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health names two Gillings Visiting Professors October 02, 2008 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health has named James Merchant, M.D., Dr.P.H., and Thomas C. Ricketts, Ph.D., as Gillings Visiting Professors. Merchant was dean of the University of Iowa College of Public… Read more »

Audrey de Nazelle wins GEAB Recognition Award

Audrey de Nazelle wins GEAB Recognition Award February 13, 2006 Audrey de Nazelle (PhD, Crawford-Brown Advisor) has received an honorable mention award, titled The GEAB Recognition Award, in the Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) Impact Award competition. This award, sponsored by The Graduate School’s external advancement board of private citizens, recognizes outstanding graduate student research… Read more »