Many parents believe the best way to prevent their children from becoming obese is to limit their intake of calories or withhold particular types of foods altogether. A new study from the Gillings School’s Dr. Myles Faith challenges this belief. The study supports growing evidence that, in the long term, these tactics actually may produce the opposite effect.
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A three-person team of health policy and management graduate students at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health were first-prize winners in the 19th annual Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition at the annual educational conference for the National Association of Healthcare Services Executives (NAHSE), held in Detroit.
Carol Folt, PhD, chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received joint appointments as professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology and in the Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering.
Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the School’s associate dean for academic affairs, served as a panelist for a discussion about “Creating an Inclusive Climate for Female Faculty in the Sciences,” which focused upon recruitment and retention of female scientists and graduate students at Carolina.
The UNC Gillings Spring 2014 Update is now available.
Gillings is now on Instagram.
Dean Barbara Rimer, our faculty and staff, and many of our students have blogs about public health and other issues of interest. Go to blogs.
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