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Health Behavior Alumni News

American College of Physicians names Barrett chair of Board of Regents

May 31, 2023
Dr. Eileen D. Barrett, alumna of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, representing internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists and medical students. Her term began on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

Two UNC scholars win 2023 Engaged Scholarship Prizes

March 23, 2023
Dr. Dane Emmerling and Elana Jaffe are the recipients of the 2023 Engaged Scholarship Prizes, which honors their scholarship to address public issues, engage communities in collaborative processes that produce or apply knowledge, advance service-learning and civic engagement in higher education, and disseminate their work to a broader public.

Kafka receives 2023 Dean's Distinguished Dissertation Award

March 16, 2023
Dr. Julie Kafka, a recent doctoral graduate in health behavior from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named one of four 2023 recipients of The Graduate School's annual Dean's Distinguished Dissertation Awards.

3 from Gillings School community to be honored on University Day

October 6, 2022
The Gillings School will receive special recognition during the ceremonies on University Day, which will mark the 229th anniversary of UNC’s founding. Alumni Dr. Nicole K. Bates and Dr. F. DuBois Bowman, along with staff member Charletta Sims Evans, will be celebrated, and two School researchers will share their latest findings.

The Abstract: September 26, 2022

September 26, 2022
Lin leads new research into COVID-19 vaccine protections, Planey receives funding to study expansion of health systems, West talks climate change with the Weather Channel and Browne receives leadership award.

The Abstract: May 31, 2022

May 31, 2022
Dr. Tanya Garcia receives a mentorship award, Dr. Eileen Barrett is named chair-elect of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, and maternal and child health researchers publish a new report on workforce training.