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Recognitions and Awards

National Cancer Institute honors UNC Lineberger scientists

  August 20, 2008 Photograph, Dr. Cathy Melvin A team of population scientists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have been honored by the National Cancer Institute at a recent summit. Among those recognized was Cathy Melvin, PhD, research associate professor in the Department of Maternal and Child… Read more »

UNC professor appointed to National Institute of Statistical Sciences board

July 30, 2008 Dr. Michael Kosorok University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill biostatistics professor Michael Kosorok has been appointed to the board of trustees of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences. Kosorok is chair of the biostatistics department in the UNC School of Public Health and also teaches in the statistics and operations research… Read more »

Weathers receives NICHHD award to study health care access for migratory children

July 10, 2008   Photograph, Dr. Andrea Weathers   Andrea C. Weathers, MD, DrPH, assistant professor of maternal and child health in the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, has received a grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to study the association between migration, child health and access… Read more »

Nuñez-Wolff welcomed as new associate dean

June 30, 2008 Photograph, Dr. Charlotte Nunez-Wolff Charlotte Nuñez-Wolff, EdD, has joined the School of Public Health as associate dean for business and finance. In her new position, she is responsible for the business functions of the School, including finances, human resources, facilities, data reporting and overseeing a School budget of well over $100 million…. Read more »

Dilworth-Anderson elected to lead Gerontological Society of America

June 24, 2008 Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD, professor of health policy and administration in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, has been elected president of the Gerontological Society of America. She will assume the presidency in 2009. The society, the country’s leading scientific organization in aging, aims… Read more »

Wishart selected to receive School’s Staff Excellence Award

  June 23, 2008   Photograph, Brent Wishart Brent Wishart, facilities coordinator at the School of Public Health, has been chosen as recipient of the University of North Carolina School of Public Health’s 2008 Staff Excellence Award. His friends and co-workers at the School are invited to a reception in his honor on Friday, July… Read more »

Weathers selected for service on migrant health advisory council

June 17, 2008   photograph, Dr. Andrea Weathers Andrea C. Weathers, MD, DrPH, assistant professor of maternal and child health in the UNC School of Public Health, has accepted an invitation to serve a four-year term on the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health. The invitation was extended by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human… Read more »

Public health adjunct professor recognized as a “Hero of Emergency Medicine”

June 17, 2008 The American College of Emergency Physicians has recognized Dr. Judith E. Tintinalli, professor and chair emeritus in the department of emergency medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, as a “Hero of Emergency Medicine.” Tintinalli, the emergency department’s founding chairman, is also an adjunct professor in… Read more »

DuBose selected for UNC Encouragement of Learning Award

May 16, 2008 Ramona J. DuBose, director of communications at the School of Public Health, has been honored by the UNC Office of Human Resources as a supervisor who encourages staff learning and professional growth. Photograph, DuBose receives award from Rob Kramer, director of T&D DuBose, who came to the School in 2005, received the… Read more »

Myron Cohen receives UNC Board of Governors’ highest faculty honor

May 09, 2008   Dr. Myron S. Cohen Dr. Myron S. Cohen , Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health and Director of the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, received the O. Max Gardner Award Friday, May 9 from the Board of Governors of the… Read more »