Dr. Kristin Reiter named chair of Gillings School’s Department of Health Policy and Management

November 7, 2023
Reiter came to Carolina in 2005 as an assistant professor of health policy and management. In 2017, she was named both a full professor and associate chair of the department.

The Abstract: November 6, 2023

November 6, 2023
Dr. Aaron Salzberg receives new honors and UNC hosts another successful INSS conference.

Gillings experts advise on NCIOM's 30 strategies to support healthy aging in NC

October 31, 2023
Two Gillings School experts are among an interdisciplinary NCIOM task force that has released 12 actionable recommendations supported by 30 total strategies for improving social connections, falls prevention, food and nutrition security, and mobility among aging North Carolinians.

For Black women, more education and social support may not offset mental health impact of early life disadvantage

October 27, 2023
New research from Gillings School epidemiologists suggest higher education and social support do not reduce the risk of depressive symptoms for Black women.

NIH and FDA award $18.6M to UNC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

October 11, 2023
The National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have awarded the UNC Tobacco Center for Regulatory Science $18.6 million to further research into tobacco product regulations. The center is led by Dr. Kurt Ribisl, chair of the Department of Health Behavior at the UNC Gillings School.

Weber receives Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award for 2023 University Day

October 10, 2023
Each year, the Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award recognizes the outstanding service of a member of the voting faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Abstract: October 9, 2023

October 9, 2023
New honors, features and publications for Drs. Abigail Hatcher, Mya Roberson, Hans Paerl and Matt Nielsen.

Planey receives 2023 Gillings Faculty Award for Excellence in Health Equity Research

October 9, 2023
The Gillings Health Equity Faculty Research Award recognizes excellence in research by faculty in the Gillings School that advances solutions to health inequities.

Gillings School to lead planning for future CDC emergency preparedness, response center

October 3, 2023
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has been selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a five-year work plan for a future Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response coordinating center, to be established in 2024.

UNC awarded $90M global health PEARL project to support localized generation and use of evidence and data

September 27, 2023
The GH PEARL project will facilitate effective generation and use of high-quality data and evidence to strengthen policies and program implementation to improve health and save lives in low- and middle-income countries.

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