Here at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, we don’t just say “Local is global”—we live it every day. We’ve been proudly and enthusiastically providing innovative public health education, research, solutions and servicefor nearly 75 years to North Carolina’s residents – from the coast to the mountains and everywhere in between. There aren’t enough pages in this issue of Carolina Public Health… Read more »

Committed to North Carolina  In 2015, we mark the 75th anniversary of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. In this issue, we focus on some of the many faculty and staff members and students at the School whose work benefits North Carolina. We are committed today, as were those who came before us,… Read more »

From the dean’s desk PDF        HTML A glimpse into our work across North Carolina  PDF        HTML Jonathan Kotch PDF        HTML Carmen Samuel-Hodge  PDF       HTML Howard Weinberg PDF       HTML N.C. Institute for Public Health   PDF       HTML Geni… Read more »

Alumna viewpoint November 07, 2012 Engaging patients and physicians in China’s fight against chronic diseases With an aging population and the adoption of an increasingly western lifestyle, the burden of chronic diseases in China is on the rise. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the percentage of Chinese people over age 65 will more than… Read more »

On the cover November 07, 2012   Members of UNC’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) make a practice run before the Sept. 16 “Run to Make Water Run” 6K race. Left to right are Jennifer Casanova and Johnny Kim (master’s students, environmental sciences and engineering), Blythe Carter (undergraduate, mathematics), Stephanie O’Daly (undergraduate, environmental science) and Lauren… Read more »

Jason Surratt May 01, 2013 Exploring the dark side of the forest Trees are likely responsible for the misty haze that gave name to the Smoky Mountains– and for much of the smog that hangs over cities. Wait Aren’t trees the world’s best air fresheners, producers of oxygen that make our atmosphere healthier? Yes and… Read more »

Fall 2010 flip book – Obesity Click anywhere on the image to view the magazine full screen, or flip through the pages here. In full screen view, click a second time to zoom in. Back to other viewing options Last updated June 07, 2013

Dr. Hajime Kanamori November 07, 2012   A belief in ‘kizuna’   Dr. Kanamori “Fortunately, I can let you know I’m alive.” Those were the sober words of Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH, in an email to colleagues at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in March 2011. Kanamori was in the northern part… Read more »

May 01, 2013 Exploring the dark side of the forest Trees are likely responsible for the misty haze that gave name to the Smoky Mountains– and for much of the smog that hangs over cities. Wait Aren’t trees the world’s best air fresheners, producers of oxygen that make our atmosphere healthier? Yes and no. The… Read more »