Posts Categorized: Alumni News

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 »

Gallagher receives Purdue Alumni Achievement Award

January 17, 2007 Dr. Jane Gallagher Dr. Jane Gallagher, principal investigator in the Human Studies Division of the US EPA, has been awarded the 2006 Civil Engineering Alumni Achievement Award from Purdue University. Selections for these awards are made by a senior faculty committee and approved by the entire Civil Engineering faculty. The awards are… Read more »

The challenge continues

December 13, 2006 UNC professor offers to match–dollar for dollar–all donations to the School’s Student Travel Fund Vanessa Rommelmann UNC School of Public Health Alumna Vanessa Rommelmann did not know about a UNC School of Public Health professor’s challenge to alumni when she decided to “give back ” to the School that shaped her career…. Read more »

The Rosenau Society

December 13, 2006 Annual contributions from Rosenau Society members help School renew its tradition of excellence Dr. Hong Li UNC School of Public Health Alumnus Dr. Hong Li recalls two special characteristics of his years in the School’s Department of Health Policy and Administration — the refreshing international flavor of the faculty and students and… Read more »

Glenn selected to lead School’s development efforts

December 13, 2006 Peggy Dean Glenn Peggy Dean Glenn has joined the UNC School of Public Health as associate dean for external affairs, responsible for development and alumni relations. Glenn brings more than 20 years’ development experience to UNC. She has been an associate dean at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth… Read more »

Professor turned CEO gives back to the School

December 13, 2006 New public health challenges inspire Gillings to invest in the School’s Department of Biostatistics Dr. Dennis Gillings Twenty years ago, the practice of public health seemed to be sailing along on a sea of successful interventions that had revolutionized the health of the nation, and to a large extent, the world. Vaccinations,… Read more »

Staveley elected president of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, North America

December 04, 2006 Jane Staveley Denver, Colorado – ARCADIS (NASDAQ: ARCAF, EURONEXT: ARCAD) is pleased to announce that Jane Staveley was elected as president of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America (SETAC North America or SNA). Staveley, principal environmental scientist and business practice manager with ARCADIS, will serve as president of SNA… Read more »

Glenn tapped to head External Affairs

  December 01, 2006   Photograph of Peggy Dean Glenn Peggy Dean Glenn joins the UNC School of Public Health as Associate Dean for External Affairs, beginning Dec. 1. Ms. Glenn brings more than 20 years’ development experience to UNC. She has been an Associate Dean at Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment for the… Read more »

New president chosen for CCF – Goddard’s career comes full circle

November 29, 2006 After a national and international search, Christian Children’s Fund (CCF) has named CARE’s Chief-of-Staff, Anne Lynam Goddard, to serve as its eighth president. Goddard brings more than 27 years of development experience to CCF, which is a leading international child development organization assisting more than 10.5 million children and family members in… Read more »

Dr. Gene Lammers Promoted to Medical Director of Senior Patient Safety and Quality

September 13, 2006 INDIANAPOLIS – J. Eugene “Gene” Lammers, MD, MPH, has been promoted to the newly created position of Medical Director of Senior Patient Safety and Quality for Clarian Health Partners effective September 1. Dr. Lammers will provide geriatric medicine expertise and manage quality improvement initiatives within the Clarian hospitals and its partner institutions…. Read more »