Posts Categorized: Alumni News

Sheila Leatherman named first Gillings Visiting Professor

September 24, 2007 Photograph of Sheila Leatherman Sheila Leatherman has been named the first Gillings Visiting Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health. The professorship is part of Carolina Public Health Solutions, a program established in the School through a generous gift from Dennis and Joan Gillings. Ms…. Read more »

School of Public Health kicks off new semester with September lecture, webcast

August 27, 2007 Following is a sampling of upcoming School of Public Health events. Events are free to the public unless otherwise noted. Dean’s Lecture Series “Microcredit and Global Health” September 24 4 to 6 p.m. Michael Hooker Research Center, UNC School of Public Health Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation Auditorium… Read more »

McCracken, School of Public Health alumnus, tapped for UNC public safety post

July 27, 2007 Lt. Col. Jeff McCracken, deputy director of the Department of Public Safety at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and alumnus of the School of Public Health, has been named the university’s director of public safety and chief of police. McCracken, a law enforcement veteran with more than 15 years’… Read more »

Former PhD student returns as dean of South Korean graduate school

  July 23, 2007 Dr. Young Moon Chae Dr. Young Moon Chae, dean of Yonsei University’s Graduate School of Public Health and a 1982 PhD graduate of UNC’s School of Public Health, visited campus recently with 44 of his students and faculty members. The students included Korean hospital administrators, health insurance officials, cancer center officials… Read more »

External Affairs welcomes two new staff

June 07, 2007 The Office of External Affairs at the School of Public Health has announced the arrival of two new staff members, effective June 1. Stephen P. Couch has been named an associate director of development, and Cutler W. Andrews will serve as director of alumni affairs, annual giving and special projects. Peggy Dean… Read more »

Jeffries receives honorary doctorate from Florida college

May 28, 2007 photograph, Dr. Harvey Jeffries Eckerd College, in St. Petersburg, Fla., has conferred an honorary Doctor of Science degree upon Harvey E. Jeffries, PhD, leading atmospheric chemist and professor of environmental sciences and engineering in the School of Public Health. Jeffries graduated from Eckerd, then called Florida Presbyterian College, in 1964 with a… Read more »

Commencement weekend: School of Public Health welcomes new alumni

May 15, 2007 Photograph of students lining up for commencement More commencement photographs   Despite darkening clouds that later delivered the downpour they promised, the lightheartedness of students lined up to enter Memorial Hall on Saturday, May 12, seemed to make the world a brighter place. Joined by their families, friends and faculty from the… Read more »

Blair, Ennett receive School of Public Health alumni awards

April 23, 2007 The Carolina School of Public Health’s distinguished alumni awards were presented Friday, April 20, during activities surrounding the 2007 Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture.Two awards were presented at the lecture. Aaron E. Blair, PhD, MPH ’76, Chief of the Occupational and Environmental Branch at the National Cancer Institute, is the 2007… Read more »

Register now for Foard Lecture on “Water and Human Well-being”

March 15, 2007 Photograph of Dr. John Briscoe John Briscoe, PhD, Country Director for Brazil for the World Bank, is the 2007 Foard Lecturer for the UNC School of Public Health. The Foard Lecture is scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2007 at Loudermilk Hall in the Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill. There will be… Read more »