Recognitions and Awards

John Graham and HBHE receive awards from Carolina Center for Public Service

April 28, 2006 Advocating on behalf of HIV and AIDS awareness, creating partnerships with N.C. communities to solve locally identified problems and addressing challenges faced by the older population are only a few of the ways University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, faculty, staff and organizations help the surrounding community.UNC’s Carolina Center for… Read more »

Dr. Hackney one of six UNC employees honored with distinguished service award

  April 27, 2006 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will honor six employees Saturday, April 29, with 2006 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards, one of the most coveted honors bestowed upon university faculty and staff.This year’s recipients are: Dr. Fred Clark of Chapel Hill, associate dean of academic services and professor… Read more »

Epidemiology adjunct professor Shaheen elected to leadership position in AGA

April 25, 2006 Two UNC professors have been elected to leadership positions in the American Gastroenterological Association.Dr. Nicholas Shaheen, adjunct professor of epidemiology in the School of Public Health, has been elected vice chair of the Clinical Practice Section, which is the largest of the sections within the AGA. Shaheen also is an associate professor… Read more »

Grimes to receive lectureship, award for preventive medicine, public health work

April 25, 2006 Dr. David Grimes is this year’s recipient of the John Atkinson Ferrell Lectureship and Award for outstanding contributions in preventive medicine and public health.The lectureship is sponsored by the Preventive Medicine Residency Program in the UNC School of Medicine’s department of social medicine and honors an outstanding physician with ties to the… Read more »

Wilcox, Foshee receive School of Public Health alumni awards

March 30, 2006 The Carolina School of Public Health’s distinguished alumni awards were presented Wednesday, March 29, during activities surrounding the 2006 Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture.Two awards were presented at the lecture. Allen J. Wilcox, MD, PhD ’79, MPH ’76, Senior Investigator in the Epidemiology Branch of the National Institute of Environmental Health… Read more »

UNC nutrition professor leads creation of Healthy Beverage Guidelines

March 07, 2006 American adults consume an estimated 21 percent of their daily calories from beverages – twice as much as the 10 percent recommended by the World Health Organization.The Beverage Guidance Panel, initiated and led by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor, wants to reverse that trend and help people understand… Read more »

Ibrahim named Alumni Distinguished Professor

February 28, 2006 Photograph of Joseph Ibrahim, PhD UNC School of Public Health Biostatistics Professor Joseph Ibrahim, PhD, has been named the recipient of an Alumni Distinguished Professorship by the Provost of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, effective March 1. The appointment, approved by the UNC Board of Trustees on Feb. 23,… Read more »

Potenziani chairs one of four campuswide committees to enhance Carolina’s technology vision

February 23, 2006 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is setting its sights on becoming the nation’s leading public university in the technology sector.Dr. Daniel A. Reed, vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer at UNC, recently launched a strategic planning effort to examine the university’s information technology. Developed at Chancellor… Read more »

Two School of Public Health faculty members named Kenan professors

  February 10, 2006 Photograph of Dr. James Swenberg Photograph of Dr. Steven Zeisel Drs. James Swenberg and Steven Zeisel have been named Kenan professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health, endowed faculty positions awarded to outstanding scholars and teachers. “Both Dr. Zeisel and Dr. Swenberg are known… Read more »

Lesneski receives WCHL 1360 Village Pride Award

February 08, 2006 Radio station WCHL 1360 honored Cheryll Lesneski, DrPH, and Beth Lamanna with the Village Pride Award on Feb. 7 for planning a medical mission trip to help Gulf Coast residents affected by Hurricane Katrina.Lesneski is an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, and Lamanna is a clinical instructor for the… Read more »