The annual live webcast is an interdisciplinary effort that builds on the expertise and support of UNC campus partners, community agencies, researchers and practitioners in health and education fields. The webcast appeals to organizations and individuals in North Carolina and across the nation with a focus on health equity, educational achievement and economic stabilization in… Read more »

Featured alumni: On September 1, 2008, David McCoy, MEd, MPH, JD became the fifth Controller in North Carolina history following unanimous approval of his nomination by the North Carolina General Assembly. [full story] Alumni news: On August 21, 2010, Tamera Coyne-Beasley received a physicians award at the 17th Annual Legacy Charity Luncheon held by the… Read more »

  “Translational Research: The Road from Efficacy to Equity”Ana Diez-Roux, MD, PhD, MPH Professor, Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health Director, Center for Integrative Approaches to Health Disparities & Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health Nina Wallerstein, DrPH, MPH Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico Director, Center for Participatory… Read more »

Nurse Leader interviews UNC School of Nursing Director of Multicultural Affairs Rumay Alexander Congratulations to Dr. Rumay Alexander and to Nurse Leader on an engaging, insightful, and beautifully illustrated interview. “There were many times I was the first or the only female, first with an earned doctorate in the workplace, youngest, only nurse or only… Read more »

The Annual Minority Health Conference was launched by the Minority Student Caucus in 1977 and has been conducted nearly every year since then. Major objectives are to highlight health issues of concern to people of color and to attract students interested in minority health to the School. Initially the Conference was held in Rosenau Auditorium… Read more »

  Breaking the Cycle: Investigating the Intersection of Educational Inequities and Health Disparities   15th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health   June 9, 2009   Click image to view entire webcast. Reginald Weaver, DIP (hon), DHL (hon), DPS (hon) When Education and Health Intersect Vice President, Education International Past… Read more »

12th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Sharon Fryar Height Sharon Fryar Height was born in Sampson County, North Carolina, a region whose rich soil is known for its private and commercial tobacco farms that make up North Carolina’s historic “Tobacco Road.” Sharon received her Bachelor of Arts degree from… Read more »

SPONSORS UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Student Caucus Minority Health Project Office of Student Affairs North Carolina Institute for Public Health        

  9th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox Dr. Yvonne Thompson Maddox is the deputy director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), a position she has held since January 1995. In this role, Dr. Maddox guides… Read more »

Minority Student Caucus: Minority Health Conference 2005   Health and the Built Environment: The Effects of Where We Live, Work and Play   26th Annual Minority Health Conference and the 7th Annual William T. Small Jr. Keynote Lecture February 25, 2005   The built environment has powerful ramifications for public health because it literally surrounds… Read more »