Alumni News

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 »

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 »

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 »

  May 12, 2007 Additional photographs are linked from the Current Students section of our website.    

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »