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James K. Edzwald recipient of 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award

James K. Edzwald recipient of 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award November 02, 2005 The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is pleased to announce Dr. James K. Edzwald as the recipient of an ESE Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2005 and featured guest at the Department’s biannual Open House held on October 15, 2005. Edzwald has held… Read more »

Meghan Slining named finalists

Meghan Slining named finalists Congratulations to doctoral student Meghan Slining, who was named as one of five finalists for The Obesity Society’s Ethan Sims Young Investigator award! Meghan will present her research, “Clusters of infant growth trajectories are associated with risk of adult overnight” at a plenary session at the October meeting of the Obesity… Read more »

HPAA Professor Provides Displaced Physician Data about Recent Hurricanes

HPAA Professor Provides Displaced Physician Data about Recent Hurricanes Hurricane Katrina and the city-swamping floods that drowned New Orleans and surrounding areas in a toxic gumbo appear to have dislocated up to 5,944 active, patient-care physicians, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study shows. That is the largest single displacement of doctors… Read more »

UNC research to be featured at world’s largest AIDS conference next week

UNC research to be featured at world’s largest AIDS conference next week July 20, 2012 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is home to one of the most highly ranked HIV/AIDS programs in the country, with dozens of researchers across campus working toward new prevention strategies, reducing stigma, and finding a cure in… Read more »

School news

School news December 27, 2011 Share   Dr. Marci Campbell Friends, colleagues mourn loss of Dr. Marci Campbell   Marci Campbell, PhD, professor of nutrition, died Dec. 14 after facing cancer with grace and caring for almost two years. She was program leader for cancer prevention and control at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and… Read more »

Havala Hobbs Publishes Book on Trans Fats

Havala Hobbs Publishes Book on Trans Fats Random House has published “Get the Trans Fat Out: 601 Simple Ways to Cut the Trans Fat Out of Any Diet” (Three Rivers Press, October 2006), authored by Suzanne Havala Hobbs, PhD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Administration and director of the doctoral… Read more »

Public health research annual report

Public health research annual report May 27, 2011 Members of the School’s faculty were awarded more than $142 million for grants and contracts in fiscal year 2010. This has been a very successful year for members of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health faculty, despite a weak economy that has resulted in shrinking… Read more »

Distance Ed student represents Japan at UN conference on AIDS

Distance Ed student represents Japan at UN conference on AIDS July 11, 2006 Tsutomu Nemoto, 24, had registered to take his first online course in the Certificate in Core Public Health Concepts Program this summer, but his plans were delayed when he heard good news – that he was selected as a member of Japan’s… Read more »

Carolina Batis

Carolina Batis December 27, 2011 Share   Doctoral student Nutrition Carolina Batis   Research is enjoyable. The whole process – from coming up with an idea to finding the best way to present results – requires a lot of thinking and creativity. Both are skills that I like practicing and developing.   –Carolina Batis “I’m… Read more »

Twelve receive Gillings Merit Scholarships

Twelve receive Gillings Merit Scholarships September 10, 2012 Twelve students at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have been designated as 2012-2013 Gillings Merit Scholars. The scholarships, established in 2010 to help the School recruit graduate students with exceptional promise and potential, are made possible through a $50 million gift to the School from… Read more »