July 13, 2022 Imagine a world where racial disparities in health care could be virtually eliminated. Actually, there is no need to imagine — it has already happened at a health care center in Greensboro, North Carolina, for Black and white patients with breast and lung cancer.
June 13, 2022 Palmquist co-leads the Gillings School's Humanitarian Health Initiative, Dodds to publish a new book on stories in environmental health and Gottfredson receives funding to research impact of structural racism during adolescence.
May 31, 2022 Dr. Tanya Garcia receives a mentorship award, Dr. Eileen Barrett is named chair-elect of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, and maternal and child health researchers publish a new report on workforce training.
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 18, 2022 Dane Emmerling, Lee Doyle and Hanna Huffstetler are the inaugural winners of the Gillings School Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) Awards.
April 18, 2022 Students at the Gillings School have selected six faculty members to honor for teaching innovation in the classroom, including Jennifer Medearis Costello and Drs. Jamie Crandell, Brian Wells Pence, Julia Rager, Patsy Polston, and Katie Meyer.
April 14, 2022 Dr. Ronald Strauss and doctoral student Dane Emmerling are among ten Carolina faculty, staff, students and organizations recognized at the 23rd annual Public Service Awards on April 12 for outstanding contributions to the campus and broader communities.
April 11, 2022 Intimate partner violence is a precursor to 6.1% of all suicides, according to a new study led by health behavior researchers at UNC.
April 1, 2022 Messages that emphasize the health and environmental benefits of participating in Meatless Monday are an effective way to encourage people to eat less meat, according to new findings from Gillings School researchers.
Nutrition claims on sugary fruit drinks can lead to less healthy choices for children, new study finds
March 8, 2022 Parents are more likely to choose a fruit drink with added sugar for their young child when the drink’s packaging includes nutrition-related claims, according to a new study that features research from the Gillings School.