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.

The Abstract: March 20, 2023

March 20, 2023
Manga receives Global Engineering Award for water and sanitation work, and Platt informs Congress about tick-borne disease.

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.

Rosamond honored by American Heart Association for cardiovascular research mentorship

March 14, 2023
Dr. Wayne Rosamond is the 2023 recipient of the American Heart Association’s EPI Mentoring Award for superior mentoring in cardiovascular epidemiologic research.

The Abstract: February 20, 2023

February 20, 2023
New research on physical activity during pregnancy, human rights support for tobacco cessation and the association between socioeconomic mobility and depression.

Kahkoska named ADA Pathway to Stop Diabetes grant recipient

February 8, 2023
Dr. Anna Kahkoska is one of two recipients of the American Diabetes Association's prestigious Pathway to Stop Diabetes grants to advance Type 1 diabetes research.

Staying involved and giving back

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.

Krause to lead Arkansas Health System and Hospital

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.

The Abstract: January 30, 2023

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.

UNC researchers review FemTech offerings: Which ones are backed by science?

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.

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