New scholarship honors community health pioneer John Hatch

February 23, 2024
Piedmont Health Services, Inc. has established a new scholarship at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in honor of community health pioneer Dr. John Hatch '75. The scholarship was unveiled at the School's Engage alumni event on February 22 at the Gillings School. 

Milner receives ADA's humanitarian award

February 19, 2024
The American Dental Association recognized Gillings School alumnus Dr. Bill Milner with its 2023 humanitarian award for decades of outstanding contributions to dentistry and health equity.

UNC Gillings community mourns Professor Emeritus Pranab Sen

January 5, 2024
The Gillings School community mourns the loss of Dr. Pranab Sen, professor emeritus of biostatistics, who passed away on December 31, 2023, at age 86.

Beech Award recognizes Atkinson’s use of data to confront disparities

December 20, 2023
Delton Atkinson, an alumnus of the Gillings School, has received the Harvey E. Beech Outstanding Alumni Award for overall achievement.

Clark, Dussault advance public health scholarship at Institut Pasteur as inaugural Lady Mireille and Sir Dennis Gillings Global Public Health Fellows

December 12, 2023
Drs. Jeliyah Clark and Josée Dussault, Gillings School alumnae, traveled to Paris in early 2023 as part of the fellowship, where they are currently advancing their skillsets and scholarship in public health and anticipate future training in business and finance that can help them become public health entrepreneurs.

Haynes-Maslow receives Humana Foundation grant to study meal-delivery program for seniors

December 8, 2023
The program also provides seniors with social-connectedness programs to address mental and physical health.

Researchers uncover hidden toll mothers face in NICU

December 6, 2023
The study — recognized as one of the top-cited articles of 2021-2022 — unveils the often-overlooked challenges faced by mothers with hospitalized infants in a NICU. 

UNC Gillings School puts a global focus on water and health

December 1, 2023
Today more than 2 billion people worldwide live without access to safely managed drinking water and more than 3 billion live without safely managed sanitation services. The Water and Health Conference, hosted by the Water Institute at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, marshals global collaboration to address the world’s drinking water and sanitation challenges.  

NC Institute for Public Health backs the work of local health departments

With funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, NCIPH leads programs that build a stronger public health workforce.

The Abstract: November 27, 2023

November 27, 2023
Dr. Xihao Li gives job search advice in new interview, and maternal and child health experts at the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center publish a new edition of The Practical Playbook: Working Together to Improve Maternal Health.

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