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.
February 19, 2024
The American Dental Association recognized Gillings School alumnus Dr. Bill Milner with its 2023 humanitarian award for decades of outstanding contributions to dentistry and health equity.
8 public health faculty win Gillings School’s inaugural Research Excellence Award
January 10, 2024
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health announces the recipients of the first Gillings Research Excellence Awards, recognizing eight faculty members to support their research and professional development.
UNC launches innovative web tool to combat prostate cancer disparities in NC
December 18, 2023
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for men in North Carolina. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and Carolina Demography are co-leading the effort to improve diagnostic and health outcomes for all North Carolinians with prostate cancer, including Black men and Native Americans, who are disproportionately affected.
Gillings School announces 6 GIL awards to study generative AI in public health
December 14, 2023
As part of the eighth round of Gillings Innovation Labs, six faculty members were awarded $100,000 each to pursue research using generative artificial intelligence (gAI) that focuses on solving real-world problems over the next two years.