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 »

The Swartz Scholarship November 07, 2012   The Swartz Scholarship – meeting an immediate need   John and Dorothy Swartz John and Dorothy Swartz love to travel. When they established the Swartz Scholarship at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, their inspiration was drawn from the many faces of public health they encountered in… Read more »

Social entrepreneurship November 07, 2012 Using innovative business principles to achieve beneficial social change   Doctoral student Alice Wang fills bottles with filtered water in Cambodia. 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… Read more »

It made me realize how vulnerable women and girls are May 08, 2009 Barbara (Bobbi) Wallace, MPH Associate director of development for corporations and foundations, UNC Gillings School of Global Health, 2008 – present Peace Corps volunteer, Gwang Yang, Cholla Namdo Province, South Korea, 1975-1977 Bobbi Wallace’s father emigrated from Germany to America before Bobbi… Read more »

May 16, 2012 When a natural or human-caused disaster strikes, public health practitioners spring into action. Some may work to prevent spread of diseases or reduce injuries. Others survey the community to determine needs or directly provide safe food, water and shelter. After initial response and recovery efforts, communities and states sometimes turn attention to… Read more »