Gillings community members honored with 2022 awards for mentorship, teaching, research and service

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).

Gillings School honors 3 graduate students with inaugural teaching assistant awards

April 18, 2022
Dane Emmerling, Lee Doyle and Hanna Huffstetler are the inaugural winners of the Gillings School Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) Awards.

Gillings School honors 6 faculty members for teaching innovation

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.

Strauss, Emmerling among Carolina community members recognized at 23rd annual Public Service Awards

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.

New study explores intimate partner violence as precursor to suicide

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.

Health, environmental focused messaging boosts Meatless Monday campaign

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.

Cash effectively motivates people to get COVID-19 vaccines

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.

The Abstract: February 28, 2022

February 28, 2022
Our faculty and alumni lead the way with research in reproductive justice, opioid overdose, nutrition strategies and the effect of oil spill cleanup on hypertension risk.

Secret pacts between tobacco companies and retailers are a bad bargain for public 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.

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