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Scholars present during the first annual Global Health Scholars Symposium

November 23, 2022
The First Annual Global Health Scholars Symposium took place on Nov. 11, sponsored by the Institute of Global Health & Infectious Diseases and the Gillings School. The symposium showcased over 30 investigators from UNC and global sites around the world, including doctoral students, doctoral candidates, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty.

Center receives $12.5M to address pregnancy-related hypertensive emergencies

November 14, 2022
In partnership with multiple community agencies across the Triangle, the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Women’s Health Research has received funding — approximately $2.5 million per year for five years — from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to identify strategies for implementing pregnancy-related hypertension best practices in the outpatient setting.

Researchers suggest more detailed alcohol warning labels could reduce health harms

August 27, 2022
You know drinking alcohol isn’t the best thing for your health, but just how bad is it? After all, in the United States, two thirds of adults report some degree of alcohol use. In a new study, researchers propose updating alcohol container warning labels with clear guidance to help consumers make more informed decisions about how much they imbibe.

The Abstract: June 13, 2022

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.