April 27, 2021
Chip Hughes was planning to retire when the Biden-Harris administration called on him to serve. He saw the opportunity to work with the U.S. Department of Labor as a chance to advance his decades-long mission to improve the health and well-being of workers. In honor of this appointment, his wife, Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, along with friends, colleagues and other family members, established the Joseph “Chip” Hughes Worker Education and Training Research Fund at the Gillings School to support the next generation in continuing this work.
April 27, 2021
April 27, 2021 Gaming features that can drive airline loyalty and inspire people to take more steps during the day have now been integrated into a mobile phone application to enhance HIV care.
Five Gillings community members honored with 2021 awards for mentorship, teaching, research and service
April 22, 2021 The Gillings School has announced the 2021 winners of four of the School's most prestigious awards – the Bernard G. Greenberg Alumni Endowment Award, the John E. Larsh Jr. Award for Mentorship, the Edward G. McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Harriet Hylton Barr Distinguished Alumni Award.
April 21, 2021 Students at the Gillings School voted recently to select seven of the School’s most innovative classroom teachers for the annual Teaching Excellence and Innovation Awards.
Gillings alumnae join Biden-Harris administration to enhance well-being of Americans, address pandemic inequities
April 20, 2021 Two Gillings School alumnae have secured influential positions within the Biden-Harris administration: Anne Reid, MPH ’08, is the Department of Health and Human Services’ new deputy chief of staff, and Mayra Alvarez, MHA ’05, will serve on the Biden-Harris COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.
April 20, 2021 While the United States is the world’s biggest funder of AIDS research and programs, it is also the only high-income member of the top 10 most HIV-affected countries. With this in mind, Dr. Adaora Adimora and co-authors have highlighted important recent developments concerning HIV epidemiology, comorbidities, treatment and prevention among women in the U.S.
April 15, 2021 Dr. Courtney Woods and graduate student Morgan Cooper were among 11 individuals and one organization honored by UNC-Chapel Hill for outstanding contributions to the campus and broader communities.
April 8, 2021 Adolescents who frequently see billboard or storefront advertisements for recreational cannabis are more likely to use the drug weekly and to have symptoms of a cannabis use disorder, according to a new study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
March 24, 2021 During Carolina's Pandemic Year, when University communicators needed to get lifesaving messages to students and employees, they called on top public health experts who also happen to be Carolina faculty.
March 5, 2021 Dr. Noel Brewer has been named to The Lancet Commission for Vaccine Refusal, Acceptance and Demand in the USA, which seeks to find practical solutions to vaccine misinformation, hesitancy and refusal in America.