Health Behavior News

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 »

HBHE Adjunct Professor Co-Authors Book

June 09, 2004 Michael D. Schulman, adjunct professor in HBHE, is a co-author of the book Communities of Work: Rural Restructuring in Local and Global Contexts. Click on the following link to learn more about the reaction of rural people and their communities to global economic forces. further information please contact Catherine Vorick either… Read more »

HBHE Hosts Dr. Viktoria Doudina, Visiting Professor from St. Petersburg, Russia

February 05, 2004 The Department of Health Behavior and Health Education is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Viktoria Doudina, a visiting professor from Russia. Dr. Doudina, an associate professor of sociology at St. Petersburg State University (SPSU), is visiting UNC’s School of Public Health as part of an effort to establish Russia’s first… Read more »

HBHE Hosts First-Ever Public Health Patient Advocacy Conference

January 20, 2004 In November 2003, Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) sponsored a path-breaking, two-day national summit focused on patient advocacy. Patients, Families and Health Care Providers: Partners in Decision-Making, Advocates in Health Care brought together over 40 of the nation’s foremost patient advocacy organizations and researchers as well as legal experts, policy-makers, and… Read more »