May 16, 2012 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 are overcoming this challenge with some of the world’s most contagious viruses. Malaria Malaria causes almost a million deaths per year. Around 30 percent of… Read more »

Fall 2012 flip book – Putting Science into Practice 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

November 07, 2012 Using innovative business principles to achieve beneficial social change Thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit of faculty members and students, research from UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health labs is finding its way to market. Don Holzworth, MS – entrepreneur and founder of multiple global health companies, including Constella Group LLC –… Read more »

School News May 16, 2012   For more information on these topics and other news, please see www.sph.unc.edu/news_events.   Behavioral economics of colorectal cancer screening Stephanie Wheeler, PhD A new study from UNC’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention examines behavioral factors that may influence whether people pursue colorectal cancer screening and identifies strategies… Read more »

Table of Contents From the Dean’s desk PDF Implementation science PDF A vision for practice PDF Capstone projects PDF Dr. Hajime Kanamori PDF Social entrepreneurship PDF Putting knowledge to work PDF Influencing policy PDF Research annual report PDF Research highlights PDF Alumna viewpoint PDF School news PDF In memoriam PDF Awards and recognitions PDF Hilton… Read more »

Spring 2006 flip book – Fighting Malaria 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  

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 »