Research in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health is an essential part of the teaching mission. Virtually all of our research teams include both our faculty and our students, giving students the opportunity to work on real world problems in which they can apply the approaches that they have learned in the classroom.
Register now to participate in the 2014 Spotlight on Student Research Poster Event to be held on March 21, 2014 in the Michael Hooker Research Center. All students who register have a chance to compete for two awards:
1. Delta Omega, Theta Chapter Award ($750 toward travel to 2014 APHA meeting if selected by National Delta Omega for original, not yet presented work)
2. Gillings Student Poster Award ($500 toward expenses for conference of winner’s choice)
At a glance…
More than 60 courses offered throughout the School focus on research methods or training
30 training grants provide dozens of SPH students the opportunity to conduct research
Approximately 33% of faculty’s active research grants employ students
Some examples of student/faculty research collaborations…
Resources for Student Research
BSPH student receives research award at national health disparities conference
Epidemiology student finds standard flu vaccination to be less effective for dialysis patients
Adolescents’ expectations of an early death can predict their economic futures more than a decade later.
2012 North Carolina Women’s Health Report Card findings coordinated by Biostatistics faculty, students
One of the most important members of the research university community is the postdoctoral scholar, or postdoc. More than 60 postdocs work throughout the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health; in its departments, labs, offices, centers and institutes. Part student, part faculty and part staff, the Postdoc journey is a unique part of the career-building journey toward finding one’s scholarly niche.
Resources for Postdoc Research
Doctoral student’s work helps communities prepare for next flu pandemic
Postdoctoral student receives grant for patient-reported outcomes research
Recent graduate finds early childhood growth spurt to be associated with obesity genes