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Nora Rosenberg

Nora Rosenberg December 27, 2011 Share   Doctoral student Epidemiology 2011 Winstanly Scholar Nora Rosenberg   A colleague once described an ideal career as one that combines ‘the world’s great need with your great joy. I am fortunate to have found this type of career.   –Nora Rosenberg “A colleague once described an ideal career… Read more »

UNC researchers: Smoking rates significantly higher among homosexual men, women

UNC researchers: Smoking rates significantly higher among homosexual men, women July 27, 2009 Men and women who are gay or lesbian are more likely than their heterosexual counterparts to smoke, according to findings from a review study carried out by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Joseph Lee Joseph Lee, social research specialist… Read more »

Bender named Fulbright Scholar

Bender named Fulbright Scholar October 29, 2008   Dr. Deborah Bender Dr. Deborah Bender, research professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach in China. Bender will lecture about putting public health policy… Read more »

How do we love all the children of all species for all time?

How do we love all the children of all species for all time? April 23, 2009 By Alice Wang A sample design of Mr. McDonough’s architectural projects. The 41st Annual Fred R. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture was held on Wednesday April 1, 2009, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education starting at… Read more »

Rachel Stevens receives national recognition for local health board work

Rachel Stevens receives national recognition for local health board work August 11, 2010 Rachel Stevens, right, receives the NALBOH President’s Award. Rachel Stevens, EdD, RN, has received the 2010 President’s Award from the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH). Stevens is a member of the Chatham County (N.C.) Board of Health. The award… Read more »

Sacoby Wilson named Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar

Sacoby Wilson named Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar June 23, 2005 Sacoby Wilson (Ph.D., Ball Advisor) has won a Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholarship. This top honor supports up to 18 outstanding individuals who have completed doctoral training to engage in an intensive two-year interdisciplinary program in population health at one… Read more »

Peers for Progress

Peers for Progress April 23, 2010 Fisher heads global group providing diabetes support Peers for Progress’ executive board met in February 2009 to honor Dr. Jose Caro (front, center) who, as a executive at Eli Lilly and Company conceived of the initial plan for Peers for Progress. The board includes UNC public health faculty members… Read more »

Zeng awarded Fellow status by Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Zeng awarded Fellow status by Institute of Mathematical Statistics <div”> Dr. Donglin Zeng Donglin Zeng, PhD, associate professor of biostatistics in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been selected as one of this year’s Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) Fellows. He and the other honorees will be recognized at the IMS Presidential… Read more »

SPH Alumnus assumes role as Dean of Curriculum Programs and Chief Academic Officer at Roanoke-Chowan

SPH Alumnus assumes role as Dean of Curriculum Programs and Chief Academic Officer at Roanoke-Chowan February 01, 2010 Dr. Pocahontas Jones stepped into the role as the new Dean of Curriculum Programs and Chief Academic Officer (CAO) at Roanoke-Chowan Community College on February 1, 2010. Jones brings a wealth of experience to the position after… Read more »

Preventing accidents, injuries and violence

Preventing accidents, injuries and violence May 16, 2012   Every child on the playground thinks she’s invincible. Watch one swinging skyward; another, rock climbing. In our adult lives, despite accidents, injuries and violence, we all too often live as if we were invincible, too. But through all stages of life, we need protective policies and… Read more »