Public Health Leadership Program News

School faculty and staff recognized for service to Humphrey Fellowship Program

August 29, 2007 Two UNC School of Public Health faculty members have received teaching awards and another eight were recognized for their service as advisors to the 2006-2007 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, based in the UNC Department of Public Policy. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program brings accomplished professionals from designated countries of Africa,… Read more »

PHLP faculty to offer course at annual APHA meeting in Washington, D.C.

“Measuring and Improving the Financial Performance of Local Public Health Agencies” will be offered by the Learning Institute of the 135th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA) on Saturday, November 3, from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Click here to see flyer.) Faculty for… Read more »

Commencement weekend: School of Public Health welcomes new alumni

May 15, 2007 Photograph of students lining up for commencement More commencement photographs   Despite darkening clouds that later delivered the downpour they promised, the lightheartedness of students lined up to enter Memorial Hall on Saturday, May 12, seemed to make the world a brighter place. Joined by their families, friends and faculty from the… Read more »

Occupational Health Nursing Program Award Winners

During the 2007 AAOHN Symposium & Expo held in Orlando, FL, several OHN students and graduates were honored and recognized during the Awards and Recognition Dinner. Katie Slavin, a residential MS student, received a $3,000 AAOHN Foundation Academic Scholarship to support research for her master’s thesis. Mary Olshewski, a 2003 MPH graduate from Michigan, was… Read more »

Commencement 2007 photographs

  May 12, 2007 Additional photographs are linked from the Current Students section of our website.    

Rye Barcott to be School of Public Health May commencement speaker

March 20, 2007 Photograph of Rye Barcott Rye Barcott, founder and president of Carolina for Kibera, will speak at the commencement ceremony for the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, the School announced today. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Barcott, 27, currently is… Read more »

SPH Partners with Schools of Nursing and Social Work to Provide Service to Coastal MS Communities

The Public Health Leadership Program in the School of Public Health is once again partnering with the Schools of Nursing and Social Work to provide services to the coastal areas of Mississippi still recovering from the disaster of Hurricane Katrina. Over 50 students and faculty from the three schools will be joined by physicians and… Read more »

Alumna’s Practicum Basis for State Planning Booklet

Marsha Caulkins, who received her MPH through the Public Health Leadership Program (PHLP), has adapted her field practicum into a booklet that will be distributed across Illinois by the state’s health department. The booklet is titled “Disaster Preparedness Exercises Addressing the Pediatric Population” and can be read here. Ms. Caulkins completed her practicum in 2005… Read more »

Mississippi Service Trip planned

January 03, 2007 The Public Health Leadership Program (PHLP) of the School of Public Health and the School of Nursing are planning an Interdisciplinary Academic/Community Service Learning Trip in Biloxi, Mississippi, March 11 – March 17, 2007. As plans now stand, participants will be staying at Camp Biloxi Tent City and assisting community clinics and… Read more »

Training tomorrow’s leaders

  December 13, 2006 In myriad ways, the UNC School of Public Health is training the next generation of public health leaders who will help explain, intervene and eliminate health disparities. The School’s faculty are training students in key subjects including basic science, biomedical ethics, crisis management, research methodology and substantive public health topic areas…. Read more »