Sarah Rutstein, a doctoral and medical student in the department of health policy and management at the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and at the UNC School of Medicine, is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.) Sisterhood.
“As a health services researcher and physician, Sarah has enormous potential for making a significant contribution to improving care for vulnerable patients with HIV disease,” said Morris Weinberger, PhD, Virgil N. Slee Distinguished Professor of health policy and management at the Gillings School. “Her enthusiasm for making a difference in this world by bettering the health of its citizens is palpable.”
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Students from four departments represented the Gillings School of Global Public Health yesterday at the 2015 UNC-Chapel Hill Celebration of Undergraduate Research. The Celebration is an annual research symposium at which undergraduate students present research and deliver talks in concurrent poster and panel sessions.
Kristin Black, a doctoral student in the Department of Maternal and Child Health at the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, was recognized on April 7 with a prestigious Robert E. Bryan Public Service Award. Black’s award acknowledged her work as a graduate student assistant with the Accountability for Cancer Care through Undoing Racism and Equity (ACCURE) study.
What do paper bags, craft glitter and old soda bottles have to do with public health? Ask Lori Evarts, MPH, clinical assistant professor of public health leadership at the Gillings School. Evarts worked with students in her PUBH 784 class to develop four interactive exhibits at the N.C. Science Festival’s UNC Science Expo.
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