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Use of herbal and other dietary supplements may have impact on cancer risk

Use of herbal and other dietary supplements may have impact on cancer risk June 15, 2009 Dr. Jessie Satia Certain herbal and specialty supplements may increase one’s risk of developing lung and colorectal cancers, while others may decrease the risk, according to a new study led by Jessie Satia, PhD, associate professor of epidemiology and… Read more »

WHO Cares

WHO Cares May 31, 2012   Dr. Sandra Martin Sandra Martin works with the World Health Organization (WHO) to assure optimal care for women survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.   Dr. Sandra Martin’s career has been devoted to preventing violence and helping violence survivors recover from trauma. Martin’s research has focused on violence… Read more »

School faculty members take lead in reporting America’s Health Rankings

School faculty members take lead in reporting America’s Health Rankings December 14, 2012   Faculty members at Gillings School of Global Public Health at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill were instrumental advisers in the development and review of the recently released 2012 America’s Health Rankings®. First offered in 1990, the rankings analyze… Read more »

Leith and McGrew chosen for highly prized Greenberg and Barr awards

Leith and McGrew chosen for highly prized Greenberg and Barr awards April 25, 2008 Dr. David Leith has been selected as the 2008 recipient of the Greenberg Alumni Endowment Award for excellence in teaching, research and service, and Charles W. McGrew received this year’s Barr Distinguished Alumni Award for achievements and contributions to the field… Read more »

Public health school authors describe international health initiatives in NC Medical Journal

Public health school authors describe international health initiatives in NC Medical Journal January 31, 2011 Dr. Tom Ricketts The current issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal (NCMJ) includes articles by a number of faculty and staff members and students at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The issue, “International Health Initiatives in North… Read more »

Ibrahim Awarded NCI Grant

Ibrahim Awarded NCI Grant July 26, 2005 Joseph Ibrahim, Professor of Biostatistics, has won a competing renewal grant from the National Cancer Institute. This grant is titled “Inference in Regression Models with Missing Covariates” and will be funded for four years. Total dollar amount for 3 years is $608,976. This grant includes a subcontract to… Read more »

Dr. Philip C. Singer elected as Vice President of AEESP

Dr. Philip C. Singer elected as Vice President of AEESP January 04, 2005 Dr. Philip C. Singer was elected Vice President of the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. The organization represents 750+ faculty members at affiliates at educational institutions in the US. Go to http://www.aeesp.org/org/management.html for more information.For further information please contact Rebecca… Read more »

Health behavior alumna selected for Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute fellowship

Health behavior alumna selected for Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute fellowship June 06, 2013 Daphne Delgado Daphne Delgado, MPH, a 2013 Gillings School of Global Public Health alumna, has been awarded a Graduate Health Fellowship through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. The nine-month experience will take place in Washington, D.C., where Delgado will be assigned to… Read more »

APHA Fellow

APHA Fellow Echerd Chosen as APHA Fellow Leslie Echerd, second-year master’s student in the Department of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and research assistant at the Center for Infant and Young Child Feeding and Care, has been chosen as an American Public Health Association (APHA) Maternal and Child Health Section Fellow for 2006-07. She is… Read more »

Collaborative targets public health nurse mentoring program

Collaborative targets public health nurse mentoring program QI training session The North Carolina Accreditation Learning Collaborative, a partnership of the North Carolina Division of Public Health, the North Carolina Association of Local Health Directors, and the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, with a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is working to improve… Read more »