May 08, 2009 You find them within our school and in communities throughout North Carolina and around the world. UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health students not only conduct research but actively engage in public service, generously offering their time and expertise to projects that actively improve people’s quality of life and well-being.We couldn’t… Read more »

September 14, 2009 More than 35 years ago, when I started in this field, cancer was universally feared. We have come a long way — today, some cancers can be prevented, others can be found early, and some can be cured. Still, we have far to go. While cancer is no longer a universal death… Read more »

School news May 01, 2013 October 2012 – April 2013 Read more at www.sph.unc.edu/news. Selected publications Dr. J. Anderson Dr. Ralph Baric Dr. Peggy Bentley Dr. Jianwen Cai Dr. Susan Ennett John J.B. Anderson, PhD, nutrition professor emeritus, led a study assessing benefits of calcium on bone mineral density and determined that older adults would… Read more »

May 27, 2011 We chose the name to show how support for the School’s people and programs makes a “World of Difference” in many ways — scholarships that allow promising students to complete professional degrees, professorships that undergird valuable research and teaching by our faculty members, and operational funds that allow us to undertake special… Read more »

Spring 2012 flip book – The Power of Prevention 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  

September 14, 2009 Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide: it accounted for 7.9 million deaths (around 13 percent of all deaths) in 2007. Lung, stomach, liver, colon and breast cancer cause the most cancer deaths each year globally. The most frequent types of cancer differ between men and women. About 30 percent of… Read more »

A level of respect and responsibility I couldn’t have found elsewhere May 08, 2009 Chinyere Alu Master’s student, maternal and child health, with global health certificate, 2008-present Peace Corps volunteer, Malawi, 2005-2007 Nigerian-born Chinyere Alu came to the U.S. with her family at age 11. As a high school student, she loved running, and she… Read more »

April 28, 2008 Warning signs: Repeated injuries, or injuries in various stages of healing Inappropriate behavior Neglected appearance or hygiene Parents that are extremely strict or super-critical of the child General risk factors: History of drug or alcohol abuse within the family Severe stress — economic, lifestyle, or as a result of disasters Lack of… Read more »

May 01, 2013 Annual donor dinner celebrates campus water theme There was no question about the choice of décor at the annual World of Difference dinner last fall. After all, the event, held Nov. 29, 2012, to celebrate donors who give $1,000 or more annually to the School or its academic units, was held during… Read more »

May 01, 2013 October 2012 – April 2013 Read more at www.sph.unc.edu/news. Selected publications Dr. J. Anderson Dr. Ralph Baric Dr. Peggy Bentley Dr. Jianwen Cai Dr. Susan Ennett John J.B. Anderson, PhD, nutrition professor emeritus, led a study assessing benefits of calcium on bone mineral density and determined that older adults would be better… Read more »