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 their trips… Read more »

Community-supported fisheries: an innovative model May 17, 2012   Anna Child shows off fresh clams that will be sold through Core Sound Seafood. Between 1999 and 2006, more than half of commercial fishers in eastern North Carolina stopped working, as they could no longer support themselves and their families. Why? Cheap seafood. About 90 percent… Read more »

Don and Jennifer Holzworth November 07, 2012 Dr. Jamie Bartram, right, chatted with Don and Jennifer Holzworth recently about plans for the Water Institute’s October Water and Health Conference. 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… Read more »

Winter 2011-12 flip book – Spotlight on our Students 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

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 and others…. Read more »

Jill and Mike Kafrissen’s legacy gift November 07, 2012 ‘A vote of confidence in the future’ Jill and Mike Kafrissen Leadership, vision and community responsibility are among Dr. Mike Kafrissen’s strongest attributes – and the traits he says he most admires in others. Through the years, he has collaborated with many people who have been… 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 and others…. Read more »

Awards and recognitions May 17, 2012 FACULTY Dr. Leah Devlin Devlin to lead nonprofit board Dr. Leah Devlin, Gillings Visiting Professor of health policy and management, was elected to serve a two-year term on the Action for Children North Carolina board of directors. The organization, a nonprofit policy research and advocacy group, aims to ensure… Read more »

Influencing policy November 07, 2012   Changing the way things are done   California Tribal Epidemiology Center staff members collect surveys that will yield information about American Indians’ asthma incidence. UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health faculty members and alumni lead state, national and international programs, making an impact upon health outcomes including disease… Read more »

Table of Contents     From the Dean’s desk PDF HTML     Public Health Leaders: Setting the goals, setting the pace, setting the example PDF HTML     Leading the way PDF HTML     Relying on herself, looking out for the children (Sarah Morrow) PDF HTML     The day that changed North… Read more »