January 16, 2020 At the November 2019 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association Dr. Gene Matthews was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement in Public Health Law award.
January 16, 2020 Dr. John S. Preisser has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study incomplete stepped-wedge designs for pragmatic cluster-randomized trials.
January 14, 2020 UNC-Chapel Hill researchers examined how negative media coverage of the HPV vaccine impacted vaccination rates in Denmark to better understand the damage misinformation causes.
Gillings research on broad-spectrum antiviral could aid public health response to coronavirus outbreaks
January 10, 2020 New research from scientists at the Gillings School reveals that, in mice, remdesivir is more therapeutically effective against the Middle East respiratory coronavirus (MERS-CoV) than comparative antiviral treatments. This broad-spectrum antiviral drug could help public health workers respond more rapidly to coronavirus outbreaks.
January 7, 2020 Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen is a professor of nutrition and the associate dean for research at the Gillings School. Recently, she was appointed to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases' Advisory Council.
Coronell named to Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research's 2019 "Class of Influential Researchers"
December 20, 2019 Dr. Orlando Coronell has been selected as a member of the 2019 Class of Influential Researchers by the American Chemical Society's Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research editorial team.
December 19, 2019 New research from Dr. William Vizuete indicates that the emissions from cannabis cultivation factories for recreational and medicinal use could strongly impact the regional air quality in Denver, Colorado.
December 17, 2019 The U.S. Department of Energy's INCITE program has awarded Dr. Cass Miller and his team time at an Oak Ridge Laboratory supercomputer as part of their research into multiphase porous medium systems.
December 16, 2019 Dr. Stephanie Wheeler has collaborated on a supplemental issue of Preventive Medicine, with 12 articles that examine stakeholder-engaged implementation science and population approaches to improve equity in cancer prevention and control.
December 15, 2019 Being undernourished or overweight are no longer separate public health issues.