Three Gillings students named 2024 Community Engagement Fellows

May 17, 2024
The Community Engagement Fellowship program at UNC-Chapel Hill awards a maximum of eight fellowships of up to $2,500 each year for engaged scholarship projects that are responsive to community priorities and have an academic connection.

4 Gillings community members honored with 2024 awards for mentorship, teaching, research and service

April 29, 2024
Four members of the Gillings School community were selected to receive the School’s most prestigious awards: Dr. Stephen Cole (Larsh Award), Dr. Joseph Ibrahim (McGavran Award), Dr. Joe Brown (Greenberg Award) and Traci L. Baird (Barr Award).

Sutter, Li honored with 2024 Gillings teaching assistant awards

April 29, 2024
Sarah Sutter and Haolin "Leo" Li have been named the 2024 winners of the Gillings School Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) Awards.

New Bachelor of Science in Public Health program in Community and Global Public Health

April 25, 2024
Beginning this fall, students can begin applying for the new degree program from the Department of Health Behavior.

Impact Awards: 7 Gillings School students honored for transformative research contributions

April 18, 2024
Gillings students are seven of the 12 recipients of The Graduate School’s 2024 Impact Awards, recognizing graduate students in programs across disciplines for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for the people of North Carolina.

UNC Gillings ranked No. 1 public school of public health in US

April 9, 2024
The Gillings School of Global Public Health has once again been ranked by peer leaders as the top public school of public health in the United States — and number two overall — by U.S. News and World Report.

Researchers explore protective strategies in young adult alcohol use

March 21, 2024
A recent study examines harm-reduction behaviors aimed at mitigating alcohol-related consequences among people ages 18 to 25, unveiling various protective approaches and identifying additional strategies, which may differ from commonly studied ones.

Pink ribbon marketing on alcohol reveals need for ‘pinkwashing’ awareness

February 26, 2024
Pinkwashed ads for certain beer products led viewers to believe those products had greater health benefits and increased their perception of the brand as favorable and socially responsible, according to a study co-led by Gillings School researchers.

New scholarship honors community health pioneer John Hatch

February 23, 2024
Piedmont Health Services, Inc. has established a new scholarship at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in honor of community health pioneer Dr. John Hatch '75. The scholarship was unveiled at the School's Engage alumni event on February 22 at the Gillings School. 

Menthol cigarette bans could lead nearly a quarter of smokers to quit

February 21, 2024
A new study from Gillings School researchers has found that that banning the sale of menthol cigarettes could lead to a meaningful reduction in smoking rates.

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