August 30, 2021 The study reports on how frequently COVID-19 spreads to other people living in the same household as someone diagnosed with the illness. The researchers emphasize that having many people living in one household is a major factor in infection risk, which disproportionately affects communities of color.
August 24, 2021 Drs. Mark Sobsey and Steven Meshnick were two early recipients of Gillings Innovation Lab awards that proposed public health improvements to global communities and provided instrumental mentorship to students and faculty at UNC and the Gillings School today.
August 20, 2021 A study in Lancet Global Health, co-authored by a UNC Gillings student, shows the feasibility and acceptance of hepatitis B virus testing, treatment and vaccination programs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
May 4, 2021 Five Master of Public Health students were among the E(I) Lab's sixth cohort, recently honored for innovation, entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary collaboration to solve challenges in health care.
April 27, 2021 Gaming features that can drive airline loyalty and inspire people to take more steps during the day have now been integrated into a mobile phone application to enhance HIV care.
February 2, 2021 UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and graduate students created the I4 Boundary Spanners program to address local COVID-19 concerns by combining data analysis with firsthand community perspectives.
January 19, 2021 While COVID-19 has shaken the world, it has also pushed society to be more innovative and creative — two attributes that have been essential to the success of researchers at UNC. Carolina students, faculty and staff are engaged in an abundance of projects, making UNC the most cited university in the United States for coronavirus research.
September 10, 2020 Kate Leo and Hannah Tuckman — both juniors at the Gillings School — have launched an effort to provide UNC students with first-aid kits while sharing campus health care resources.
August 3, 2020 In an effort to further our understanding of how COVID-19 is spread, the National Science Foundation has funded a team of researchers at the Gillings School, led by Dr. Barbara Turpin, to study the SARS-CoV-2 virus' potential for aerosol transmission.
July 6, 2020 Exactly how does coronavirus spread in the air? What will get kids’ vaccinations back on track across the United States? How can public health practitioners work with church communities to spread accurate information about COVID-19? These are just three of the questions being explored by Gillings School researchers and their collaborators through a special COVID-19 round of Gillings Innovation Laboratory awards.