From awareness to action: The Gillings School takes on stroke

May 22, 2019
Each May — National Stroke Awareness Month — people become acutely aware of the enormous challenge that strokes pose for individual well-being and public health. At the Gillings School, researchers and students confront the challenge year-round.

Gillings School’s 79th commencement celebrates the class of 2019

May 13, 2019
More than 550 students were awarded degrees at the Gillings School's Commencement ceremony, with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral graduates all well represented.

UNC-Chapel Hill awarded $14 million to make childbirth safer for mothers and infants

May 2, 2019
Funds from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will support two studies to improve maternal and child health technologies.

Sanusi receives ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Scholarship Award

April 25, 2019
Busola Sanusi, a doctoral candidate at the Gillings School, has received the Biopharmaceutical Section Scholarship Award from the American Statistical Association.

Nine faculty members win Teaching Innovation Awards

March 26, 2019
Each year, the Gillings School's Office of Academic Affairs reviews dozens of student nominations and selects faculty from each department who bring innovation and excitement to the classroom.

18 BSPH students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

March 21, 2019
Students from all four Bachelor of Science in Public Health programs at the Gillings School were honored recently with induction into the nation’s oldest and most prestigious college honorary society.

US News ranks Gillings School top public health school in a public university; tied for #2 among all schools

March 12, 2019
Once again, the Gillings School has been ranked by peer leaders as the No. 1 public school of public health – and No. 2 overall – in the nation. The 2020 rankings were published March 12 by U.S. News and World Report.

NIH continues funding for CSCC’s landmark study of Hispanic, Latino health in the U.S.

March 1, 2019
The Gillings School's Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center has been awarded a seven-year, $23 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. The historic study is the largest-ever prospective epidemiological study of this diverse population.

Kosorok awarded ASA’s Senior Noether Award

February 22, 2019
Dr. Michael Kosorok, W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor and chair of the biostatistics department, has been selected for the American Statistical Association’s Noether Senior Scholar Award. The annual award is given to a distinguished senior researcher and teacher in nonparametric statistics.

Research team proposes healthier living through our mobile devices

February 8, 2019
A team of Gillings School researchers set out to develop a statistical method that can be used in conjunction with data from continuous glucose monitors to help people with Type 1 diabetes better manage their disease. Photo by Alan Levine.

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