May 13, 2022 RTI International and the Gillings School recently gave students an in-depth look at the broad impact of their partnership during the school’s annual “Virtual PHield Trip."
April 18, 2022 Four members of the Gillings School community were selected to receive the School’s most prestigious awards: Drs. Andrew Olshan (Larsh Award), Daniel Westreich (McGavran Award), Clare Barrington (Greenberg Award) and Dilshad Jaff (Barr Award).
April 7, 2022 Establishing accurate gestational age with ultrasound early in pregnancy is essential to delivering high-quality care. Yet, the high cost for equipment and the need for trained sonographers limits its use in low-resource settings. A new study introduces a novel opportunity to democratize obstetric ultrasound.
March 18, 2022 Women with disabilities in Rajasthan, India, are less likely to use modern forms of contraception compared to other users of family planning services, according to a new study from the Gillings School.
March 15, 2022 Taking more steps per day can reduce the risk of premature death. This risk levels off around 6,000 to 8,000 for older adults and 8,000 to 10,000 for younger adults, according to a new study that features research from Gillings School epidemiologists.
March 14, 2022 Remembering Dr. Theran Riedel and honoring the outstanding achievements of faculty and alumni.
March 4, 2022 Guaranteed cash payments are the most effective way to encourage people to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new report co-authored by Dr. Noel Brewer in The Lancet Regional Health.
February 22, 2022 Clandestine agreements between tobacco companies and retailers around the world are heavily incentivizing the sale and promotion of tobacco products and undermining public health efforts to decrease tobacco use.
February 21, 2022 Women in urban Senegal seeking family planning services tend to avoid providers with a bias that would prevent them from acquiring their preferred method of contraception, according to new research from Dr. Ilene Speizer.
Feburary 16, 2022 There is no proof that people can contract COVID-19 from wastewater, according to a report by Dr. Mark Sobsey published in the Journal of Water & Health.