Epidemiology News

Cheryl Stein Wins Kaplan Award

March 06, 2006 The Kaplan Student Publication Award, sponsored by the Epidemiology Section of the SPH Alumni Association in honor of Dr. Bert Kaplan, Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology, recognizes an exceptional paper written by a student during his/her work within the program. The student must be first author on a paper accepted for publication in… Read more »

Satia Appointed Special Assistant to the Dean for Diversity

January 03, 2006 Jessie Satia, PhD, MPH, will return to the School of Public Health on Jan. 1, 2006, as Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition and Special Assistant to the Dean for Diversity. Dr. Satia served on the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty from January 2002 to April 2004 as Assistant Professor of Nutrition. From April… Read more »

Changes to Master’s Programs Effective Fall 2006

December 20, 2005 In order to conform to new CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health) accreditation standards, many master’s programs in the School of Public Health will be revised. A minimum of 42 credit hours is now required for professional master’s degrees. Although both Department of Epidemiology master’s programs were designed to be 2… Read more »

Heather Keenan Receives Injury Research Award

November 30, 2004 The Department of Epidemiology is pleased to announce that Heather Keenan, MCDM, MPH, PhD, has been selected as the recipient of the 2004 Susan P. Baker Student Research Paper Prize. Her winning submission was entitled “A population-based study of inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children.”Dr. Keenan completed her PhD in May… Read more »

Alumna Honored

July 06, 2004 UNC alumna and adjunct faculty Dr. Maria Injs Schmidt, of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, was awarded the highest distinction in Science, Culture and Art in Brazil for 2004, in the category of Medicine. Dr. Schmidt received the Conrado Wessel prize for her innovative research… Read more »

Kristen Kucera Receives Impact Award

March 16, 2004 Congratulations to Kristen Kucera, PhD student! Kristen has been selected by The Graduate School to receive an Impact Award. This competition, which is sponsored by The Graduate School’s external Graduate Education Advancement Board, recognizes outstanding research, by graduate and professional students at the Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which especially… Read more »