Public Health Leadership Program News

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 »

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 »