Haynes-Maslow receives Humana Foundation grant to study meal-delivery program for seniors

December 8, 2023
The program also provides seniors with social-connectedness programs to address mental and physical health.

Gillings School announces new Department of Public Health Leadership and Practice, new NCIPH director

December 7, 2023
The department will unite the Public Health Leadership Program and the North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH), with the goal of strengthening and elevating the scholarship of leadership and practice at the Gillings School.

Can Medicaid be a solution to the problem of underinsurance?

December 7, 2023
Health policy and management researchers at the Gillings School have found some evidence that the ACA expansion of Medicaid eligibility may have led to fewer underinsured people nationwide.

Researchers receive $1.2 million grant to improve cancer screening tracking

December 4, 2023
The grant will fund research designed to facilitate more widespread cancer screening and early detection, culminating in reduced cancer mortality. Specifically, the researchers will use data from CIPHR to create new tools based on insurance claims that more efficiently measure and compare cancer screening use across small geographic areas and groups of people.

UNC Gillings employees provide advocacy for School, University peers

November 30, 2023
Staff and faculty from the Gillings School are providing representation on important opportunities, challenges and needs for UNC employees through organizations within the Gillings School and the University at large.

Epidemiology studies still use outdated practices when considering race

November 29, 2023
New Gillings-led research found that most studies in two prominent epidemiology journals treat race and ethnicity as confounding variables – a practice that can mask the complex connection between systemic racism and health effects.

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.

Gillings School researchers support multi-center national study on blood pressure interventions

November 20, 2023
A comparative effectiveness clinical trial will expand from the Southeast to include two sites in Illinois.

Fifth National Climate Assessment provides roadmap to better air quality and health

November 14, 2023
Dr. Jason West is lead author on the chapter on air quality in the new Fifth National Climate Assessment, which highlights opportunities to coordinate actions that address both climate change and air quality simultaneously.

15 Gillings School experts named to Clarivate's 2023 Highly Cited Researchers List

November 15, 2023
Clarivate's Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field(s) of research and have greatly extended the frontiers of knowledge to make the world healthier, more sustainable and more secure.

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