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One part of the study focused on the total marketplace change in calories sold.

Study shows food and beverage companies exceed caloric cut pledge

Sixteen participating food and beverage companies pledged to eliminate 1 trillion calories from their products. Gillings School researchers led the first study of their efforts.

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School to host American Mock World Health Organization

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health will host the inaugural American Mock World Health Organization (AMWHO) on Oct. 3-5 in 133 Rosenau Hall. More than 120 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. – and from Canada and France – will participate.

Dr. Christine Tucker

Dr. Christine Tucker

MCH alumna wins APHA outstanding student author award

Sept. 26
Christine Tucker, PhD, Gillings School of Global Public Health alumna, has won the Outstanding Student Author Award, presented by the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) maternal and child health section.

Dr. Sue Hobbs

Dr. Sue Hobbs

UNC’s Hobbs leads effort to establish DrPH degree program in Africa

Sept. 26
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health health policy and management faculty member and School alumna, Suzanne Havala Hobbs, DrPH, will lead a Rockefeller Foundation project to develop the first doctoral program in health leadership based in Africa.


Dr. Krista Perreira

Perreira to receive Graham Faculty Service Award on University Day

Sept. 26
Krista Perreira, PhD, adjunct professor in the Gillings School of Global Public Health’s departments of maternal and child health and health behavior, will accept the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award at a ceremony on University Day, Oct. 12.

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Spring 2014 Update

The UNC Gillings Spring 2014 Update is now available.


Gillings is now on Instagram.

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