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Public Health Leadership Program News

Munroe-Blum to speak at 2008 School of Public Health commencement

December 20, 2007   Photo, Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum Heather Munroe-Blum, principal and vice chancellor of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and a Carolina School of Public Health alumna, will give the commencement address for the School’s graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 10, at 5 pm. in Memorial Hall on the UNC campus. Born in Montreal,… Read more »

Tilson Appointed to National Research Ethics Board

Hugh Tilson, adjunct professor in the Public Health Leadership Program, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R). PRIM&R is dedicated to creating, implementing, and advancing the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research. PRIM&R has served the full array of individuals and organizations involved in… Read more »

School of Public Health supports UNC Smoke-Free Policy, effective Jan. 1, 2008

December 12, 2007 Quitting smoking isn’t easy, but it can be done. So begins a message distributed recently by the American Cancer Society. UNC Smoke-free on Jan. 1! It is a message well-timed for faculty, staff and students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The University is promoting a new policy requiring… Read more »

PHLP Announces Annual Awards

The Public Health Leadership Program (PHLP) held its annual award ceremony in conjunction with the Foard Lecture on Friday, April 20. The awards were presented by Faculty following a brief presentation on the growth and successes of the PHLP over the past year by Program Director Dr. Bill Sollecito. Bill Sollecito and Janie Benson Mary… Read more »

Kaluzny speaks at International Hospital Federation conference in Seoul

  December 10, 2007 Photo, Kaluzny with Kwang Tae Kim, president, Asian Hospital Federation Arnold Kaluzny, PhD, delivered the keynote address Nov. 6 at the International Hospital Federation’s 35th World Hospital Congress in Seoul, South Korea. More than 2500 hospital leaders, health professionals and researchers from more than 50 countries participated in the event. Kaluzny,… Read more »

UNC community’s Katrina relief efforts documented

December 05, 2007 A video documenting the disaster relief efforts of University of North Carolina students and faculty in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was selected for screening recently at the annual Carrboro (N.C.) Film Festival (www.carrborofilmfestival.com). “Katrina Spring” was one of 27 short films, chosen from about 100 entries, to be shown during the… Read more »

New computer labs open in Rosenau Hall

November 07, 2007 Photograph of student using computer The School of Public Health, in collaboration with UNC Information Technology Services (ITS), has opened new computer laboratory and classroom spaces in 201 and 201A Rosenau Hall. The updated space and equipment replace the computer lab previously housed in 2307 and 2308 McGavran-Greenberg Hall. Felicia Mebane, PhD,… Read more »

Jeno Bratts accepts Staff Excellence Award with humility, appreciation

September 13, 2007 Jeno Bratts accepts the Staff Excellence Award On Friday, September 7, Jeno M. Bratts, systems manager in Instructional and Information Systems at the School of Public Health, was honored as recipient of the School’s 2007 Staff Excellence Award. Bratts was presented with a framed certificate and monetary award at an afternoon reception… Read more »

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 »