May 13, 2019 The Center, which is one of six Rotary Peace Centers worldwide, trains students to become leaders in the fields of peace building and conflict resolution.
May 6, 2019 A new study provides insight into the food landscape and nutrition-related behaviors on San Cristóbal Island.
May 2, 2019 Funds from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will support two studies to improve maternal and child health technologies.
April 25, 2019 The traditional Chinese herb Lycii Cortex, with its powerful compound kukoamine B, could be an effective nutraceutical choice for lowering blood glucose when used alone or in combination with low doses of first-line diabetes medications.
New research shows women potentially can spread Zika virus to sexual partners for up to six months after infection
April 18, 2019 Women who are infected with the Zika virus potentially can spread the virus to sexual partners for up to six months after infection. The CDC currently says women in Zika endemic areas should not try to conceive for two months following infection, but the new findings bring that recommendation into question.
Researchers link vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy with neurobehavioral and metabolic disorders in offspring
April 16, 2019 The global prevalence of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) during pregnancy is high, estimated at up to 80 percent in the United States and up to 100 percent in Northern Europe.
April 9, 2019 This June, Karar Zunaid Ahsan, MIPH, MSc, will visit Lilongwe, Malawi, to kick off a year of service as a Policy Communication Fellow. He will expand on his extensive international experience by studying how to effectively communicate research findings to influence policy development on a global scale.
April 2, 2019 Monitoring the psychosocial experiences of people living with HIV is a key recommendation for conducting clinical trials where participants will have interruptions in antiretroviral therapy. This new development is influenced in part by the contributions of Karine Dubé, a social scientist at the Gillings School.
March 16, 2019
Dr. Jamie Bartram, alumnus of the U.K.'s University of Surrey, has won that university's Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication to improving the lives of disadvantaged populations through improving water, sanitation and hygiene. Photo by Johnny Andrews/UNC-Chapel Hill.
US News ranks Gillings School top public health school in a public university; tied for #2 among all schools
March 12, 2019
Once again, the Gillings School has been ranked by peer leaders as the No. 1 public school of public health – and No. 2 overall – in the nation. The 2020 rankings were published March 12 by U.S. News and World Report.