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Health Policy and Management News

HPAA Alumni Receive Two Awards

  S. Robert Hernandez, DrPH has been named the 2006 recipient of the Filerman Prize for Innovation in Health Services Management Education by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). The prize recognizes individuals from AUPH member programs who have made outstanding contributions to the field of healthcare management education. Michelle Mello, JD,… Read more »

Dilworth-Anderson Receives National Minority Mentoring Award

HPAA professor Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD has received the 2006 Gerontological Society of America’s Task Force on Minority Issues Mentor Award. The award recognizes individuals who have exemplified dedication and commitment to mentoring minority researchers in the field of aging.  

Outreach after Katrina

  March 24, 2006 After Hurricane Katrina, the UNC School of Public Health rallied to help its Southern neighbors. Students, staff, faculty and alumni raised more than $12,670 for the American Red Cross’ relief efforts in the area. Additionally, the School provided shelter and study opportunities for 21 displaced Tulane University students — 13 residential… Read more »

Erasing borders, forging ties

  March 24, 2006 UNC committed to improving public health in Vietnam, world A mother and children in Mekong Delta The spread of HIV/AIDS, the emergence of bird flu, the threat of pandemic — these are just a few of the public health crises facing Vietnam and its neighbors. Nhiem Viet Luong of Vietnam’s Thai… Read more »

Distance education DrPH

  March 24, 2006 Nation’s first distance education DrPH keeps leaders at work while earning doctorate Dr. Ned Brooks teaches a DrPH class via videoconferencing A year ago, Joe Ichter faced a perplexing problem. The assistant director for the Center for Community Partnerships in Albuquerque, New Mexico was doing important work with one of the… Read more »