January 31, 2023 Dr. Todd A. Durham and his wife, Dr. Heidi P. Durham, are planning for the future. They’re not just thinking of themselves but also about family, their state and public health. They recently made a planned gift by donating an independent retirement account to the Gillings School, Todd's alma mater to support priority initiatives under the discretion of the dean. Read about why he views this as a good investment in the future.
January 30, 2023 Dr. Michelle W. Krause, an alum of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been selected for a top leadership position at the University of Arkansas for Medical Health Sciences.
January 30, 2023 Our work has a global impact! Read about new HIV research with communities in sub-Saharan Africa, a global health workshop on air quality in Africa, and an economic report on the impact of health and science misinformation in Canada.
January 30, 2022 FemTech refers to a variety of apps and devices that use technology to improve women's reproductive and sexual health. The sheer number of offerings inspired a team of UNC-affiliated researchers to review hundreds of FemTech companies and their associated clinical trials data.
January 25, 2023 William John Smith, IV — known to most as “Bill” — passed away December 27, 2022, at his home in Lumberton, North Carolina. He served as the health director for Robeson County for nearly 35 years.
January 20, 2023 The Gillings School recently wrapped its second Pitch Competition, where eight teams of students and alumni participated in a head-to-head challenge, leveraging their knowledge to explore innovative ideas to improve public health.
January 12, 2023 Gillings students/recent alumni have taken home five of The Graduate School's 11 Impact Awards for 2023! The awards recognize the significance of graduate student research and their contributions to North Carolina in the areas of education and economic, physical, social or cultural well-being.
January 9, 2023 Gillings School alumni and former Carolina postdoctoral researchers Drs. Calvin Arter and David Gorelick have been named to the 50th cohort of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Science and Technology Policy Fellows.
December 20, 2022 Prolific researcher and dedicated mentor Dr. Craig Turnbull has passed away. He had a profound personal and professional impact on the Gillings School of Global Public Health, especially undergraduate students for whom he advocated and worked tirelessly – ensuring they had a home at the School.
December 13, 2022 Gillings School alumni Aoife O'Connor and Maximillian Seunik talk about their new publication that explores the ways gender-inclusive human rights laws could strengthen health care rights for trans people and other marginalized communities.