Nab Dasgupta May 01, 2013 Saving lives while giving back to North Carolina   Overdoses involving prescription painkillers are at epidemic levels and now kill more Americans than heroin and cocaine combined. The great majority [perhaps 70 percent or more] are unintentional deaths. States, health insurers, health care providers and individuals have critical roles to… Read more »

Preventing the spread of infectious diseases May 16, 2012   Dr. Mike Cohen (right) greets UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibé outside the World Bank in New York City. Identifying proper treatments for eradicating infectious diseases is often “the easy part.” The hurdle is to deliver effective prevention protocols to affected populations. UNC public health researchers… Read more »

May 17, 2012 Pfizer knows about innovation. The pharmaceutical company has a leading portfolio of more than 30 products and medicines that support wellness and prevention, as well as treatments for cancer, cardiovascular diseases and a broad range of other therapeutic areas. As a generous sponsor of the School’s Innovation Lecture Series, Pfizer supported an… Read more »

November 07, 2012 Changing the way things are done California Tribal Epidemiology Center staff members collect surveys that will yield information about American Indians’ asthma incidence. UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health faculty members and alumni lead state, national and international programs, making an impact upon health outcomes including disease reduction, food choice improvement… Read more »

Making a world of difference May 01, 2013 Annual donor dinner celebrates campus water themeThere was no questio Dr. Jamie Bartram, Don Holzworth, Dean Barbara Rimer and Jennifer Holzworth (l-r) celebrate the Holzworths’ gift and Dr. Bartram’s distinguished professorship. n about the choice of décor at the annual World of Difference dinner last fall. After… Read more »

Fall 2007 flip book – Water 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

May 17, 2012 Between 1999 and 2006, more than half of commercial fishers in eastern North Carolina stopped working, as they could no longer support themselves and their families. Why? Cheap seafood. About 90 percent of shrimp available in the U.S. was caught elsewhere, causing prices to plunge 40 percent. Anna Child, master’s student in… Read more »

Ron and Jan Kimble May 01, 2013 Creating a legacy for Jamie   The virtues appended to various gifts in her memory offer clues about who she was – a Jamie Kimble Character Scholarship for young women who otherwise might not be able to afford college; a Jamie Kimble Spirit Award; and her parents’ most… Read more »

May 17, 2012 Sandra Martin works with the World Health Organization (WHO) to assure optimal care for women survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Dr. Sandra Martin’s career has been devoted to preventing violence and helping violence survivors recover from trauma. Martin’s research has focused on violence during pregnancy, the role of substance abuse… Read more »

Fall 2009 flip book – Carolina Combats Cancer 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