December 11, 2018
Dr. Hazel Nichols co-led a large, international study which found that younger women who recently have delivered a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than do their peers of the same age who have not delivered children.
December 11, 2018
Richard Besser, MD, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President and CEO, will speak at the Gillings School’s May commencement
December 10, 2018
"We are proud of our association with the UNC Gillings School and its work to make public health a top priority in America," Dr. Besser said.
December 7, 2018
New research suggests that the genetic origins of certain preclinical markers of atherosclerosis, such as accumulation of plaque, may play a role in which clinical outcomes individuals may experience as a result of the disease.
December 3, 2018
Drs. Adair, Baric, Brewer, Cohen, Evenson, Paerl, Popkin and Surratt were on the Clarivate Analytics list for 2018.
November 30, 2018
A recent study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer used a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images. Dr. Melissa Troester is a co-author.
November 28, 2018
The prevalence of optimal metabolic health in American adults is ‘alarmingly low,’ even among people who are normal weight, a new study finds.
UNC part of $14.7 million grant from NFL to examine 20-year neurologic health outcomes in former NFL players
November 16, 2018
Dr. Steve Marshall will be among the injury experts studying the long-term impact of concussions on players in the National Football League.
November 13, 2018
Dr. Kari North won The Obesity Society's 2018 Shiriki Kumanyika Diversity and Disparities Leadership Award, which aims to recognize researchers who make a significant difference in the area of obesity-related disparities.
November 10, 2018
A new study led by Andrea Des Marais and Dr. Jennifer Smith finds that mailing self-collection kits to test for high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infection has potential to boost cervical cancer screening – especially for low-income women who are overdue for testing. Photo by Kenny Luo.
November 5, 2018
Mothers of and health care providers for adolescent girls in Argentina, Malaysia, South Africa, South Korea and Spain prefer the two-dose, rather than three-dose, HPV vaccination schedule, according to research by epidemiology doctoral student Jessica Islam and others. The study brings hope that decreasing costs and doctor visits will lead to improved vaccination coverage and lower rates of HPV-associated cancers. Photo by Pan American Health Organization.