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Recognitions and Awards

Maternal and Child Health adjunct faculty member to lead N.C. State Center for Health Statistics

September 26, 2005 Dr. Paul Buescher, maternal and child health adjunct faculty member in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health, will become the new director of the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics, effective October 1. The center is part of the N.C. Department of Health and Human… Read more »

Two doctoral students honored for child development research

September 13, 2005 Two UNC doctoral students have received James J. Gallagher Dissertation Awards of $1,500 each for their research on policies that affect children and families.Kimberly Cobb, of the department of maternal and child health in the School of Public Health, studies newborn screening in North Carolina and how information from screenings are relayed… Read more »

Lin Receives Prestigious NIH MERIT Award

  July 29, 2005 CHAPEL HILL The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded its prestigious Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award to Dr. Danyu Lin, Dennis Gillings Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics at the UNC-CH School of Public Health.The award was granted to Dr. Lin by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences,… Read more »

UNC School of Public Health faculty recognized for arthritis research

June 28, 2005 Two UNC School of Public Health faculty members have been recognized with STAR awards by the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals. Dr. Brenda Devellis, professor of health behavior and health education and Dr. Robert DeVellis, research professor of health behavior and health education will be honored for their ongoing scientific contributions to… Read more »

UNC public health expert awarded Fulbright grant to compare skin, breast cancers from N.C., Ireland

June 15, 2005 CHAPEL HILL — Robert C. Millikan, associate professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to perform research and lecture at University College in Dublin, Ireland, according to the U.S. Department of State and the J. William… Read more »

Tilson receives 2005 Balderson Lifetime Public Health Leadership Award

May 26, 2005 CHAPEL HILL – The National Public Health Leadership Development Network has awarded its highest honor, the Balderson Lifetime Public Health Leadership Award, to Dr. Hugh Tilson, clinical professor of epidemiology and health policy at UNC’s School of Public Health.Tilson, also senior adviser to the school’s dean, is on the faculty of the… Read more »

Weinberger recognized by AHRQ for excellence in mentoring

  May 26, 2005 CHAPEL HILL – Dr. Morris Weinberger, a faculty member of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), has won the 2005 John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) the health services research arm of… Read more »

Dilworth-Anderson selected by Bush to offer guidance for upcoming White House Conference on Aging

May 19, 2005 CHAPEL HILL — Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, professor of health policy and administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health, has been selected by President George W. Bush to serve as one of the 22 members of the bi-partisan advisory committee to the White House Conference on… Read more »

Edenton native receives public health’s Kaluzny Distinguished Alumni Award

May 12, 2005 Jerry Parks, an alumnus of UNC’s School of Public Health, was awarded the Arnold D. Kaluzny Distinguished Alumni Award at the recent 2005 Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture.The award recognizes graduates of the School of Public Health’s Public Health Leadership Program who have exhibited outstanding leadership in public health practice. Parks,… Read more »

Students, faculty and alumni inducted into Theta Chapter of Delta Omega in 2005

  May 03, 2005 CHAPEL HILL — The UNC School of Public Health Theta Chapter of Delta Omega, the honorary public health society, inducted 36 students, one faculty member, and four alumni into the organization this year. The inductees were recognized at the Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture on April 20.Established in 1924, Delta… Read more »