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Recognitions and Awards

August 01, 2007 Dr. Peggy Leatt has been reappointed for a second term as chair of the Department of Health Policy and Administration, Dean Barbara K. Rimer announced today. A professor in the department since 2002, Leatt began her first term as chair the following year. She also has served as the School’s associate dean… Read more »

July 02, 2007 Photograph of Dr. David Potenziani David Potenziani, PhD, has been named Senior Associate Dean for Carolina’s School of Public Health, Dean Barbara K. Rimer announced today.Potenziani, formerly the School’s Instructional and Information Systems (IIS) director, has been interim Senior Associate Dean since March. In this position, he plays a key role in strategic… Read more »

June 27, 2007 Gregory J. Gangi, an academic adviser in environmental sciences at UNC, has received a 2007 certificate of merit from the National Academic Advising Association. He was recognized in the faculty academic advising category. Gangi, a research assistant professor in and associate director of UNC’s Institute for the Environment, advises students in the… Read more »

June 20, 2007 Photograph of Dr. Peggy Bentley (second from left) with winning students HIV transmission risks, including violence, male circumcision and mother-to-child transmission was the focus of research presentations by three University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill public health students during the Global Health Council’s (GHC) 34th Annual International Conference on Global Health…. Read more »

June 18, 2007 Photograph of Jeno Bratts Jeno Bratts, server systems group manager at the Instructional and Information Systems (IIS) Department, received the School of Public Health’s Staff Excellence Award for 2007. The annual monetary award and recognition is given to employees who exemplify outstanding work as measured by their initiative, leadership skills and willingness… Read more »

May 28, 2007 photograph, Dr. Harvey Jeffries Eckerd College, in St. Petersburg, Fla., has conferred an honorary Doctor of Science degree upon Harvey E. Jeffries, PhD, leading atmospheric chemist and professor of environmental sciences and engineering in the School of Public Health. Jeffries graduated from Eckerd, then called Florida Presbyterian College, in 1964 with a… Read more »

May 24, 2007   Photograph of Kathy Cheek Kathryn A. (Kathy) Cheek , assistant to the chair for resource management in the Department of Health Policy and Administration, received the 2007 University Managers Association (UMA) Manager of the Year Award on May 22 during the UMA’s quarterly meeting at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center…. Read more »

May 21, 2007   Photograph of Sheila Leatherman Sheila Leatherman , a health policy research professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health, has been awarded the title of Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Sir David Manning,… Read more »

May 21, 2007 Photograph of Dr. Gary Koch Photograph of Dr. Carolyn Barrett Two School of Public Health faculty were honored during the School’s commencement ceremony on May 12 for their teaching and mentorship of public health students. Gary Koch, PhD, professor of Biostatistics, received the John E. Larsh Jr. Award for Mentorship, and Carolyn… Read more »

May 14, 2007 For the second year in a row, the Executive Master’s Program in the Department of Health Policy and Administration has been named the top program for physician executives by Modern Healthcare magazine. The magazine ranked programs that award MBA’s or similar degrees in courses that focus on physicians on five key factors:… Read more »