September 22, 2022 Dr. Chantel Martin will receive this year’s Gillings Faculty Award for Excellence in Health Equity Research. Martin is an emerging national leader in research to understand how structural factors and social stressors in the U.S. become biologically embodied to impact health outcomes among racially and ethnically minoritized groups and produce health inequities.
Research finds reduced prenatal, postpartum care among states with punitive prenatal substance use policies
September 19, 2022 Prenatal and postpartum care for those who engage in substance use during pregnancy is more likely to be delayed or inadequate in states with policies that consider prenatal substance use to be child abuse or that require health care providers to report prenatal substance use to child welfare agencies.
September 15, 2022 During the Fall 2020 semester, UNC explored hybrid options to minimize COVID-19 transmission while still offering an on-campus experience for students. New research from the Gillings School sheds light on how this experience impacted COVID-19 cases among undergraduates.
August 25, 2022
Recent doctoral alumna Victoria Shelus conducted her dissertation research in Bugoye, Uganda, to understand the role that local drug shops play in making antimalarial treatments more accessible and how they can be leveraged to manage the spread of malaria in the region.
August 18, 2022 "Our message is that people should take as many steps as possible throughout the day at any walk pace, trying to work in a brisk walk for part of the day to gain the greatest benefit in lowering their risk of diabetes."
August 15, 2022 Hincapie-Castillo assesses COVID-19 dashboards in public schools, Rothenberg is named RTI International's Mentee of the Year and students from biostatistics are honored for research.
August 12, 2022 Gillings faculty have recently completed four GILs, including two from Round 6 of GIL funding and two from the special COVID-19 round of funding. The results of their work have furthered our understanding of energy storage, brain health, environmental exposures, viral transmission, pandemic response and more.
August 4, 2022 Brooke Staley, a doctoral candidate in epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and former co-chair of the Minority Student Caucus, was selected as one of 38 awardees in the 2022 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship competition.
July 25, 2022 Gillings researchers are recognized for work in pharmacoepidemiology, public health leadership and marine environmental sciences, and a recent alumnus receives outstanding dissertation honors.
July 15, 2022 A clinical trial led by the NIH, with support from the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Gillings School, recently showed that using infliximab or abatacept to treat adults hospitalized with COVID-19 did not shorten recovery time but did improve survival rates.