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March 24, 2006 Scholarships strengthen diversity and create new educational opportunities Tom Wong, PhD, MPH and Sandy Moulton, JD, MPH UNC Alumni Tom Wong, PhD, MPH and Sandy Moulton, JD, MPH wanted to make it possible for students to afford to come to Carolina’s School of Public Health. “Both of us returned to attend the… Read more »

March 24, 2006 Jack and Sue Wilson “My hat is off to the planners who visualized the atrium in the new Center. It is a perfect place for students and faculty to gather in an informal setting to discuss wide-ranging subjects, and it reminds me of the brown bag lunches of my student days in… Read more »

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 »

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 »

July 14, 2004 Mark your calendars now! Thursday, August 26th is Carolina’s School of Public Health night at the Durham Bulls. Come see old friends and alumni, eat peanuts and popcorn, and watch as the Durham Bulls take on the Charlotte Knights. Game time begins at 7 p.m.Tickets are $6.50 per person. The School of… Read more »

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 »