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Recognitions and Awards

Peter Leone appointed to board of National Coalition of STD Directors

February 26, 2008 Dr. Peter A. Leone Dr. Peter A. Leone, an expert on sexually transmitted diseases and an associate professor in the UNC schools of Medicine and Public Health, has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD). The coalition is a partnership of public health professionals… Read more »

Students take second place in national health care case competition

February 26, 2008 Photo, (L-R) Borrelli, Geiger and Harmon, with presenter, Dr. Ray Watts Three graduate students from the UNC School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Administration took second place recently in a national health care case study competition hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The UNC team included master’s… Read more »

Kotch to spend semester in Edinburgh on Kenan research leave

January 29, 2008   Photograph, Dr. Jonathan Kotch Jonathan Kotch, MD, MPH, professor of maternal and child health at the School of Public Health, is spending the next six months in Edinburgh, Scotland, having received 2007-2008 competitive Kenan research leave. There, he will help implement a comprehensive injury prevention plan for Scottish children and youth…. Read more »

Rusyn selected for Society of Toxicology honor

January 28, 2008   Photograph, Dr. Ivan Rusyn Ivan Rusyn , MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, has been selected to receive the Society of Toxicology’s Achievement Award. Rusyn received his doctorate at UNC in 2000 and worked as a postdoctoral fellow for a year before joining the faculty… Read more »

Zeisel receives American Society for Nutrition research award

December 20, 2007   Photograph, Dr. Steven Zeisel Steven Zeisel, MD, PhD, will receive the American Society for Nutrition’s Osborne and Mendel Award in recognition of outstanding recent basic accomplishments in nutrition. The award will be presented at the Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology international meeting in San Diego, Calif., on April 6,… Read more »

Coleman named one of first Working on Women in Science scholars

December 11, 2007 Photograph, Dr. Rosalind Coleman The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has named the first fellows in the Working on Women in Science program, a campus-wide initiative to foster the advancement of women in science and medicine. Rosalind Coleman, MD, professor of nutrition in the School of Public Health and professor… 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 »

Master’s students Ballard, Bonds and Sehgal win award in case competition

November 06, 2007 left to right: Sehgal, Bonds and Ballard Three master’s degree candidates in the Department of Health Policy and Administration were awarded second place in the 2007 Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition, held in Dallas, Texas, on Oct. 2-6. Jasmine Ballard, Jennifer Bonds and Saumya Sehgal each received a $3,000 scholarship for… Read more »

March of Dimes honors Siega-Riz for work in maternal-fetal nutrition

  November 01, 2007 photograph, Dr. Anna Maria Siega-Riz Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Ph.D., R.D., associate professor in the departments of epidemiology and nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health, has received the March of Dimes Agnes Higgins Award. The annual award recognizes distinguished achievement in research, education or… Read more »

Breastfeeding expert Mary Rose Tully wins volunteer award

October 11, 2007 Mary Rose Tully, left, accepts volunteer award Mary Rose Tully, lactation program manager at UNC Hospitals and faculty at the Center for Infant and Young Child Feeding and Care at the School of Public Health, has received two awards for her volunteer work in Wake County (N.C.). Tully received the 2007 Wake… Read more »