Posts Categorized: Health Behavior News

Goodbye

May 13, 2005 A fond farewell goes out to Rich Killingsworth, research associate professor in HBHE., who is leaving Chapel Hill to begin work with the Ruth Mott Foundation in Flint, MI, as their new director of Health Promotion. Rich, whose work focuses on improving physical activity through policy, urban design and community-based approaches, has… Read more »

International Health Researcher Joins HBHE Faculty

May 04, 2005 After a lengthy search, Suzanne Maman will be joining HBHE this fall as a tenure-track assistant professor. Suzanne earned her MHS (1995) and PhD (2000) from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, where she is currently an assistant professor in their Department of International Health. A social and behavioral scientist,… Read more »

HBHE Faculty Member Appointed as New SPH Dean

January 27, 2005 Barbara Rimer, alumni distinguished professor in HBHE and deputy director for population sciences at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the new dean of the School of Public Health. HBHE is very proud that one of their own will be leading the school; click on the following link to learn more about… Read more »

HBHE faculty members on the move!

January 25, 2005 HBHE faculty members are on the move! Read below to learn more about faculty leaves and retirements.Faculty Leave: HBHE professor Carol Runyan (PhD 1983) was awarded an RJ Reynolds Sabbatical leave by the University to focus on research and scholarly writing. Carol will be dividing her time between Chapel Hill, Washington, D.C.,… Read more »

Nancy Krieger – HBHE’s 2005 Godfrey M. Hochbaum Distinguished Lecturer

January 25, 2005 Nancy Krieger, associate professor of Public Health in the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and associate director of the Harvard Center for Society and Health, was this year’s Godfrey M. Hochbaum Distinguished Lecturer. On March 30th Dr. Krieger spoke on “Whose Health? Whose… Read more »

Two New Faculty Members Join HBHE

December 01, 2004 “When we set out to recruit the top young people in health communication research last year,” said HBHE department chair, Jo Anne Earp, “never did we dream that we’d get not one, but two, of the best assistant professors in the field.” Yet that’s exactly what happened. After a long, highly competitive… Read more »

Patient Advocacy Project Enters Second Year

August 02, 2004 The Department of Health Behavior and Health Education recently learned that it has been awarded a grant by the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ) to hold a second Patient Advocacy Summit. The national conference, which will take place in Spring 2005, will bring together a diverse group of leaders in… Read more »

Godfrey M. Hochbaum Distinguished Lecturer

June 09, 2004 Graeme Simpson, executive director and co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) in South Africa, spoke in Rosenau Hall on “‘Revealing is Healing’: Evaluating South Africa’s truth and reconciliation process in its psycho-social and political context.”The Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, along with the Office… Read more »

HBHE Faculty Happenings

June 09, 2004 HBHE faculty members are on the move! Read below to learn more about faculty leaves, retirements, and research.Faculty Leaves: HBHE department chair Jo Anne Earp and HBHE professor Carol Runyan (PhD ’83) were both awarded sabbatical leaves by the University to focus on research and scholarly writing. Jo Anne, who received a… Read more »

HBHE Student Awards

June 09, 2004 Awards season at UNC this year has brought fresh accolades to HBHE students; read all about our impressive students below!2004 HBHE Student Scholarship and Award Recipients. Marianna Garrettson, Allison Myers and Matt Griffith were each recognized this Spring with the Department’s Lucy S. Morgan Fellowship, awarded to outstanding first-year master’s students for… Read more »