Health Policy and Management News

Samuel-Ryals honored with prestigious Hettleman award

September 10, 2021
Dr. Cleo Samuel-Ryals, associate professor of health policy and management at the Gillings School, is one of four faculty members who have been awarded the 2021 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement.

Drinking among first-year college students decreases during pandemic

August 9, 2021
First-year college students reported drinking less alcohol and having fewer episodes of binge drinking four months into the coronavirus pandemic than they were before the pandemic started, according to a study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Simms to serve as interim associate dean for inclusive excellence

August 2, 2021
Jeffrey A. Simms will serve as the the Gillings School of Global Public Health’s interim associate dean of inclusive excellence. He brings a wealth of experience working with students, alumni, faculty and staff to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment at the Gillings School.