April 28, 2008 “‘Health care leadership’ is a wonderful oxymoron,” Dr. Raymond S. Greenberg said — with characteristic wryness — to a group of civil engineers last year. “With the possible exception of higher education, there is no human activity more naturally resistant to leadership than the … American health care system.” A reality show… Read more »

April 28, 2008 Dr. P. LaMont Bryant likes making an impact on people’s lives. From dominating the field as captain of the football team at N.C. Central University, to conducting groundbreaking research as a graduate student working at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to being the renowned public health professional he is today, Bryant is… Read more »

April 28, 2008 Sandy Moulton has graced the pages of dozens of publications, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest and Southern Living. She’s not showing off the latest fashion designs — she’s telling people how to get life-saving medicines. As executive director of the Patient Access Programs Foundation for pharmaceutical giant… Read more »

April 28, 2008 It was October 4, 2001, and State Health Director Leah M. Devlin and other officials were in a homeland security meeting. The FBI agent assigned to North Carolina left the room to take a phone call. During the next break, he took Devlin and the head of the State Bureau of Investigation… Read more »

September 26, 2008 Since 1986, Keith Crisco has been president and chairman of Asheboro Elastics Corporation, one of the fastest growing privately held businesses in the U.S., with offices in seven countries and sales around the world. What brought success to the boy born on an Aquadale, N.C., dairy farm? Many point to his love… Read more »

September 26, 2008 In Dr. Steven Zeisel’s lab, Amy Johnson is studying how certain enzyme mutations can affect the brain’s ability to metabolize choline — a nutrient found in milk and eggs which plays a critical role in memory and brain function.Johnson, a doctoral student in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s nutrition… Read more »

September 26, 2008 As a child, North Carolina State Health Director Leah Devlin spent Sunday afternoons learning how to play basketball. Her father, Fred McCall, worked as a basketball coach and college administrator for 43 years at Campbell University, and he took his wife and children to many of his games.”What it means to be… Read more »

September 26, 2008 As a doctoral student majoring in environmental sciences and engineering at UNC-Chapel Hill, Stephen Morse spent most of his waking hours holed up in a laboratory on the second floor of Rosenau Hall. He studied there. He conducted his experiments there. He wrote his dissertation there. Many of the skills that he… Read more »

September 26, 2008 The end of World War II was a time of movement and change for many, and Dorothy Dunn (MSPH 1946) was among those restless for new beginnings. She had earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and had spent several years in progressively more demanding positions within the U.S. Department… Read more »

September 26, 2008 In 2000, while attending an NCAA basketball tournament in Austin, Texas, Allison Lynn Dauer met a group of students from the University of North Carolina. She spent the next hour talking to them. As they discussed activities and aspirations, Allison sensed that the students were deeply intelligent and insightful and desired to… Read more »