Posts Categorized: Alumni News

UNC Honors Alumnus Who Helped Reduce Brown Lung Risk

October 11, 2005 CHAPEL HILL — As a graduate student at Carolina’s School of Public Health in the 1970s, James Merchant studied the impact of byssinosis, a chronic respiratory condition, commonly known as “brown lung disease,” that affected many textile workers in North Carolina. A devoted advocate of workplace safety and health, Merchant helped identify… Read more »

2004 North Carolina Public Health Association meeting slated for August 25-27 in New Bern

August 03, 2004 Each year, the North Carolina Public Health Association offers an opportunity for public health practitioners throughout North Carolina to come together for three days of education, peer exchange, peer recognition, camaraderie, and the latest in technology, goods and services.This year’s meeting, titled “Promoting Healthy Lifestyles & Preventing Illness,” will take place August… Read more »

School of Public Health alumnus receives lifetime achievement award

January 29, 2004 Clarence E. Pearson – an alumnus of Carolina’s School of Public Health – was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in International Health by the American Public Health Association (APHA). The award is given each year to an individual whose career has shaped the direction of international health. It was… Read more »