In memoriam November 07, 2012   Dr. Robert Millikan Dr. Robert Millikan , Barbara Sorenson Hulka Distinguished Professor in Cancer Epidemiology, died Oct. 7. He was 55. A member since 1993 of the School’s epidemiology faculty and of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Millikan’s research brought hope for better understanding and treatment of breast… Read more »

Table of Contents New cancer hospital puts research into practice PDF From the Dean’s desk: Lessons of cancer control PDF H. Shelton Earp: The new face of cancer research and treatment PDF Conquering cancer PDF Quick global cancer facts PDF Carolina Breast Cancer Study PDF Community advisers an integral part of study PDF Seeking a… Read more »

Don and Jennifer Holzworth November 07, 2012 When Don and Jennifer Holzworth established a distinguished professorship in March, they simultaneously supported two ventures that excited them – the work of UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC’s two-year campus-wide theme, water. On April 26, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Board… Read more »

May 17, 2012 Our alumni can lay claim to every superlative adjective–Motivated! Dedicated! Generous! Involved! Current Alumni Association president Joseph John, MHA, and incoming president Priscilla Guild, MSPH, have committed more than $21,000 for the School’s Alumni Association Scholarship. The association is now matching, dollar for dollar, a student government initiative to establish a Class… Read more »

Research annual report November 07, 2012   Dr. Sandra Martin A message from our associate dean for research:   You will not find ivory tower academics in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. As this edition of Carolina Public Health clearly demonstrates, our faculty members undertake state-of-the-art research to discover solutions to some… Read more »

Spring 2008 flip book – Leadership 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 01, 2013 Table of Contents From the dean’s desk PDF Research in progress Solutions on the horizon at the Gillings School PDF Suzanne Maman in Tanzania Small loans change health behaviors in at-risk young men PDF The Birth of Biodeptronix Scientific improvisation puts researchers in good company PDF Glenn Walters Tinkering his way to… Read more »

Table of Contents From the Dean’s desk PDF The public health landscape: challenges and opportunities PDF Gillings Gift positions UNC to better meet 21st century public health challenges PDF Drawing strength, experiencing success, now returning to his roots PDF Joan Gillings: inspiring others with a “can do, hands-on” attitude PDF A place for rigor PDF… Read more »

November 05, 2012 How we are engaged locally and in the world at large Globally and locally, UNC public health researchers, staff members and students touch the lives of thousands of people every day – leading the way toward healthier lives for women, children and families, victims of disease and disasters, those without safe drinking… Read more »

Putting knowledge to work November 07, 2012   Implementation of programs, technologies and other tools   UNC public health researchers develop and adapt evidence-based solutions for specific health challenges. Through new techniques, tools, technologies and programs, they bring research findings to bear on such problems as obesity, tobacco use, adverse drug reactions, pollution, health inequities… Read more »