Pfizer supports Innovation Lecture May 17, 2012   Dr. Joe DeSimone (left) greets Pfizer representative Carmine Novembre. Pfizer knows about innovation. The pharmaceutical company has a leading portfolio of more than 30 products and medicines that support wellness and prevention, as well as treatments for cancer, cardiovascular diseases and a broad range of other therapeutic… Read more »

Spring 2011 flip book – Racing Ahead 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  

Research highlights November 07, 2012 Implementation-ready studies that may shape policy and treatment Innovative research at the School offers riskreduction strategies, defines vulnerable populations and informs optimal treatments. Implementing findings such as these – and making them work for individuals and communities – will help make the public healthier faster. Dramatic rise in diabetes among… Read more »

Carolina Public Health Online Survey Your opinion matters Because of state budget cuts, our spring 2009 Carolina Public Health magazine is almost entirely online. The Web version allows new features, including LinkedIn discussions, YouTube videos and Flickr photo albums. These may appeal to some people while others may find that the online version does not… Read more »

World of Difference Dinner: Celebrating locally produced foods May 17, 2012   Dr. P.K. Sen and wife Gauri Sen Jelly jars filled with wildflowers and dried herbs atop burlap tablecloths. Hay bales cushioning baskets of locally grown fruits and vegetables. A five-star meal made all the better by the guests’ awareness of where all the… Read more »

Weblinks Carolina Public Health, Fall 2008 From the Dean’s Desk (page 3) Gillings Innovation Labs and their leaders Challenges and Opportunities (page 5) WHO Report – Safer water, Better health Challenges and Opportunities (page 8) CDC Report – Health, United States, 2007 A Place for Rigor (page 17) The Greenberg report Controlling quality, managing data,… Read more »

Preventing accidents, injuries and violence May 16, 2012 Every child on the playground thinks she’s invincible. Watch one swinging skyward; another, rock climbing. In our adult lives, despite accidents, injuries and violence, we all too often live as if we were invincible, too. But through all stages of life, we need protective policies and practices… Read more »

Hilton Foundation unites with Water Institute November 07, 2012   Dr. Jamie Bartram The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has granted $1.5 million to The Water Institute at UNC to improve the lives of disadvantaged people around the world. The Institute will use the grant in liaison with the nonprofit foundation and its grantees across the… Read more »

W.K. Kellogg Foundation awards funding to CGBI November 07, 2012 Dr. Miriam Labbok (right) discusses CGBI’s work with alumna Korede Adegoke, MPH. The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI) has received a three-year, $900,000 grant from The W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The funding supports CGBI to translate action-oriented research and program theory into practice and develop an… 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 »