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Health Behavior Alumni News – Spring 2019

The Department of Health Behavior posts alumni news and updates on our website as they happen and distributes a compilation as a component of our e-newsletter several times a year. February 8, 2019 The annual alumni-sponsored networking event brought together approximately 30 second-year MPH students and approximately a dozen alumni from the Department of Health... Read more »

Scholarship Helps Recruit Talented Health Behavior Students

  The Hatch-Barnhill Scholarship helps us recruit and train the best and brightest students to do critical work addressing health equity. Attracting top students has become more competitive, and we need additional resources to offer a scholarship that is on par with financial support offered by our peer institutions. Please consider making a contribution to... Read more »

Health Behavior Student News – Spring 2019

April, 2019 The Health Behavior Equity Committee initiated a study of the experience of people of color and underrepresented racial or ethnic minority while studying in the Department of Health Behavior. Participants must have completed at least one semester of study in the Department of Health Behavior at UNC between 2012-2018 and be willing to participate in a... Read more »

Faculty News Fall 2018

The Department of Health Behavior posts faculty news and updates on our website as they happen and distributes a compilation as a component of our e-newsletter several times a year. November 18 In the U.S., diabetes is diagnosed every 21 seconds, one in three adults and 100 million people are affected, and the estimated cost... Read more »

Health Behavior Alumni News Fall 2018

The Department of Health Behavior posts alumni news and updates on our website as they happen and distributes a compilation as a component of our e-newsletter several times a year. June-November 2018 Alumni survey 2018 Browse the list of more than 200 alumni updates by year of graduation. We received these updates through our annual... Read more »

Health Behavior Student News Fall 2018

The Department of Health Behavior posts student news and updates on our website as they happen. We also compile and distribute the list as a component of our e-newsletter. June – November 2018 November 15 November was a good month for doctoral student Yesenia Magaly Merino, who received an award, presented a poster and published her... Read more »

Health Behavior Faculty News – Spring 2019

The Department of Health Behavior posts faculty news and updates on our website as they happen and distributes a compilation as a component of our e-newsletter several times a year. March 27 Alexandra Lightfoot, EDD, assistant professor of health behavior, is our department’s recipient of  the Gillings School’s student-nominated Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award, which... Read more »

Health behavior alumni updates: September 2017 - June 2018

Dear fellow health behavior alumni, I hope all of you are doing well and enjoying the beginning of summer. Thanks to the many alumni who completed our ‘Alumni Updates’ survey back in September. With the information from this survey, we are able to share career updates from more than 100 of our alumni in this newsletter. The enthusiasm you... Read more »

Tips on finding health behavior alumni

How to connect with other health behavior alumni Start with a search for alumni on LinkedIn. Click on the image, or navigate to LinkedIn’s UNC alumni page (https://www.linkedin.com/school/university-of-north-carolina-at-chapel-hill/alumni/) You may need to sign in to LinkedIn in order to see the page. This search will quicker on a computer than on a cellphone. Then use... Read more »

Health behavior photo contest 2018

Show us your work, your student experience, your research and the issues you care about. The Department of Health Behavior’s first-ever photo contest opens May 1 and closes August 1, 2018. Prizes will be awarded and we expect to display some of the photos during orientation in August. Photographs to Submit Photographs should illustrate ore... Read more »