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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 »

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 »

  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 »

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 »

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 »

  September 01, 2006 Photo of Stephen Kritchevsky WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D., has been named director of the J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. The center is a research program focused on improving the health of older adults and preventing age-related disability.  With the naming of… Read more »

August 30, 2006 Photo of Healther Gates School of Public Health alum and NCIPH program coordinator Heather Keith Gates has been named executive director of the state’s Big Three public health membership groups–the NC Public Health Association, the NC Association of Local Health Directors, and the NC Alliance of Public Health Agencies. She assumes her… Read more »

August 01, 2006 Pamela Frasier, MSPH ’74, PhD ’97, recognized the need for intimate partner violence intervention and prevention as a graduate student at UNC. For her dissertation in Health Behavior and Health Education, Frasier worked with a former physician at UNC to develop a curriculum for addressing intimate partner violence (IPV) issues in women’s… Read more »

July 24, 2006 Dr. Michael Francis Fleming UNC alumnus Michael Francis Fleming, MD, MPH, professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, has been elected to the National Academy of Science Institute of Medicine (IOM). He has been on the UW faculty since 1986. The IOM, one of four… Read more »

  July 20, 2006 The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) recently awarded two prestigious awards to alumni of the School.Brian P. Schroeder (BSPH ’00, MHA ’02), business manager of Surgical Services at NorthEast Medical Center in Concord, N.C., and Matthew M. Womble (MHA ’01), chief executive officer of Select Specialty Hospital in Durham, N.C.,… Read more »