Two Biostatistics students honored with ENAR’s Distinguished Paper Award

February 5, 2024
Biostatistics doctoral students Yangjianchen Xu and Justin DeMonte won the Distinguished Student Paper Award, presented by the Eastern North America Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society.

The Abstract: February 5, 2024

February 5, 2024
New faculty honors and achievements for Woods, Zhu and Stuebe, plus new research funding and publications for doctoral students in health policy and management and biostatistics.

Study finds Black patients with metastatic colorectal cancer have different gene mutations than white patients

January 16, 2024
In a study of more than 500 people treated for advanced colorectal cancer, UNC researchers report that Black patients showed a distinctly different pattern of gene mutations compared to white patients.

The Abstract: January 16, 2024

January 16, 2024
New research from Dr. Nora Franceschini, new honors for Dr. Lisa LaVange and new findings on the significant ROI of a UNC biostatistics degree.

8 public health faculty win Gillings School’s inaugural Research Excellence Award

January 10, 2024
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health announces the recipients of the first Gillings Research Excellence Awards, recognizing eight faculty members to support their research and professional development.

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.

Gillings School announces 6 GIL awards to study generative AI in public health

December 14, 2023
As part of the eighth round of Gillings Innovation Labs, six faculty members were awarded $100,000 each to pursue research using generative artificial intelligence (gAI) that focuses on solving real-world problems over the next two years.

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.

16 Gillings School undergraduates inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

November 6, 2023
Past and present Phi Beta Kappa members from across the country have included 17 American presidents, 42 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, more than 150 Nobel Laureates and numerous artistic, intellectual and political leaders.

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