July 7, 2020 The Academic Women’s Network selected Gillings School alumna Dr. Randi Foraker to receive their 2020 Presidential Award for exceptional service in science and medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 6, 2020 The National Institutes of Health have launched a public-private partnership to identify effective treatments for COVID-19. Dr. Lisa LaVange of the Gillings School is supporting two committees in the partnership.
July 3, 2020 Governor Roy Cooper has named Dr. Sandra B. Greene vice chair of the North Carolina State Healthcare Coordinating Council. This group develops the annual State Medical Facilities Plan, which guides health planning for N.C. health care facilities and services.
June 30, 2020
Dr. Bill Sollecito will retire in June after 23 years of service on the faculty of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
June 29, 2020 In January, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked Gillings School alumna and adjunct faculty member Dr. Lisa Koonin, one of the "architects of social distancing," to develop guidance for the health system's response to COVID-19.
June 22, 2020 Members of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Department of Maternal and Child Health have selected 2011 graduate Dr. Annie-Laurie McRee to receive the Sidney S. Chipman Award for 2020.
June 22, 2020 A UNC-Chapel Hill student-led public health team places third among 3,500 participants in Oxford University’s global systems mapping competition, exploring racial and ethnic disparities in tobacco control.
June 15, 2020 The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently appointed UNC Gillings School alumnus Dr. Tom Handzel as global WASH coordinator at their Center for Global Health. (WASH stands for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.)
Many LGBT individuals believe HIV, AIDS are priority concern over other chronic diseases that affect LGBT communities
June 11, 2020 A quarter of participants in a national phone survey believe HIV and AIDS are the most serious health concerns LGBT communities are currently facing, over tobacco use and other chronic conditions, according to research from the Gillings School.
June 3, 2020 Warnings on sugary drinks could reduce a person's intent to purchase and consume them, according to new findings from Dr. Anna Grummon and Dr. Marissa Hall.