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Erasing borders, forging ties

  March 24, 2006 UNC committed to improving public health in Vietnam, world A mother and children in Mekong Delta The spread of HIV/AIDS, the emergence of bird flu, the threat of pandemic — these are just a few of the public health crises facing Vietnam and its neighbors. Nhiem Viet Luong of Vietnam’s Thai… Read more »

Distance education DrPH

  March 24, 2006 Nation’s first distance education DrPH keeps leaders at work while earning doctorate Dr. Ned Brooks teaches a DrPH class via videoconferencing A year ago, Joe Ichter faced a perplexing problem. The assistant director for the Center for Community Partnerships in Albuquerque, New Mexico was doing important work with one of the… 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 »

2004 North Carolina Public Health Association meeting slated for August 25-27 in New Bern

August 03, 2004 Each year, the North Carolina Public Health Association offers an opportunity for public health practitioners throughout North Carolina to come together for three days of education, peer exchange, peer recognition, camaraderie, and the latest in technology, goods and services.This year’s meeting, titled “Promoting Healthy Lifestyles & Preventing Illness,” will take place August… Read more »

School of Public Health Alumni & Family Night at the Durham Bulls

July 14, 2004 Mark your calendars now! Thursday, August 26th is Carolina’s School of Public Health night at the Durham Bulls. Come see old friends and alumni, eat peanuts and popcorn, and watch as the Durham Bulls take on the Charlotte Knights. Game time begins at 7 p.m.Tickets are $6.50 per person. The School of… Read more »