New frontier for a public health entrepreneur

Passionate about the safety of patients and health-care providers during war

A School-wide party held April 17, 2015

Training scientists at Institut Pasteur


April 28, 2008 In Czech, it’s Dekuji. In Mandarin, it’s Xie Xie. In Turkish, it’s Tesekkur ederim. In English, it’s Thank You.On November 29th, the atrium in the Michael Hooker Research Center was transformed into a magical setting. Each linen-covered table held a “thank you” sign in a different language, reminding guests that their gifts… Read more »

April 28, 2008 September 2007 — April 2008 For more information on these and many other faculty, student, alumni and staff awards, honors and recognitions, visit Faculty Dr. Shrikant Bangdiwala, research professor of biostatistics; Dr. Gerardo Heiss, Kenan Distinguished Professor of epidemiology; and Dr. Jay Kaufman, associate professor of epidemiology, were awarded the title… Read more »

December 11, 2007 Daniel A. Okun , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan professor of environmental engineering, died Monday, December 10, 2007. He was 90. Okun was hailed worldwide for his groundbreaking work in identifying pristine water sources (including Chapel Hill’s Cane Creek Reservoir), water management, water supply, pollution control, water reclamation and… Read more »

April 28, 2008 Craig L. Michalak, administrator of the North Carolina Local Health Agency Accreditation Program managed by the North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH) within the UNC School of Public Health, died on Aug. 20, 2007, after a valiant fight with leukemia. He was 59. Michalak came to UNC in 2005, along with… Read more »