Researchers highlight opportunities to improve cancer care for trans patients

June 7, 2023
To help envision cancer care standards that are inclusive of trans people and sensitive to their needs, researchers from UNC and the Center for Applied Transgender Studies published a commentary that pinpoints areas where providers and researchers can confront inequity.

Gillings epidemiologists: Undermining FDA authority on mifepristone regulation puts drug safety at risk

June 6, 2023
Drs. Juan Hincapie-Castillo and Michele Jonsson-Funk are co-authors on a new commentary expressing concern that legal challenges to the regulatory approval of mifepristone could have significant impact on the system that has ensured access to safe and effective medication in the U.S. for more than 60 years.

New UNC study quantifies disparity among marginalized communities exposed to traffic-related air pollution across the US

June 1, 2023
A new study from UNC environmental sciences researchers estimates that marginalized communities within 100 meters of a major roadway are more likely to be exposed to traffic-related air pollution.

New study reveals strong connection between heart and brain health

June 1, 2023
Biostatistics researchers at UNC have collaborated on research that sheds light on the close relationship between cardiovascular diseases and brain diseases, unraveling the underlying genetic signatures and inter-organ connections between the heart and brain.

Have you heard of toddler milk? The way it’s marketed may mislead parents

May 22, 2023
Toddler milk is an ultra-processed beverage that the American Academy of Pediatrics calls “potentially harmful” for children — but sales increased 220% from 2005 to 2019. Researchers from UNC are the first to synthesize existing scientific literature around the prevalence of toddler milk use, reasons for use and how marketing trends impact consumer beliefs.

The Abstract: May 15, 2023

May 15, 2023
New publications from Rozier, Montoya and researchers from the Department of Maternal and Child Health.

Cervical cancer screening doubles when under-screened women are mailed testing kits

May 11, 2023
UNC researchers found that mailing HPV self-collection tests and offering assistance to book in-clinic screening appointments to under-screened, low-income women improved cervical cancer screening nearly two-fold compared to scheduling assistance alone.

4 Gillings faculty members honored with 2023 awards for mentorship, teaching, research and service

April 20, 2023
Four members of the Gillings School community were selected to receive the School’s most prestigious awards: Drs. Michael Hudgens (Larsh Award), Lindsey Smith Taillie (McGavran Award), Jason West (Greenberg Award) and Leah Devlin (Barr Award).

Gillings School honors 8 faculty members for teaching innovation

April 18, 2023
Students at the Gillings School have selected eight faculty members to honor for teaching innovation in the classroom, including Dr. Naim Rashid, Dr. Chantel Martin, Dr. Musa Manga, Dr. Abigail Hatcher, Dr. Melanie Studer, Dr. Aunchalee Palmquist, Dr. Anna Kahkoska and Emily Taylor.

The Abstract: April 17, 2023

April 17, 2023
Belizán is honored for trailblazing maternal and child health research, National MCH Workforce Development Center collaborates with Virginia Department of Health, and Ricketts is cited White House economic report.

...
6
7
8
1
4
5
9
10
11
12
64
...
RELATED PAGES
CONTACT INFORMATION
Visit our communications and marketing team page.
Contact sphcomm@unc.edu with any media inquiries or general questions.

Communications and Marketing Office
125 Rosenau Hall
CB #7400
135 Dauer Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400