July 15, 2019 Two new papers co-authored by Dr. Alex White at the Gillings School promote the improvement of oral health by providing better training and support for the practitioners who serve in local communities.
Health Policy and Management News
New video educates parents and providers on silver diamine fluoride treatment for children’s cavities
July 5, 2019 “Silver diamine fluoride is an inexpensive, safe and effective way to stop tooth decay and protect teeth. Painless, convenient and affordable, it is painted on teeth with cavities in just minutes to stop the progression of tooth decay.”
June 12, 2019 Allie Atkeson, Adrienne Lloyd and Laura Ellen Powis were among the 19 recipients of the David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship. Atkeson and Powis are both master’s students in the maternal and child health department, and Lloyd is a master’s student in the health behavior department.
June 12, 2019 As rural hospital closures become more common, many patients are left without sources of care, raising ethical questions about hospitals’ and clinicians’ responsibilities during and after closures.
June 11, 2019 In a Perspective column for the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Jonathan Oberlander explores the challenges a divided government poses for the future of the Affordable Care Act.
May 31, 2019 Dr. Angela Stover is first author of a new study that details how to better engage clinicians and patients in the implementation of patient-reported outcomes (PROs).
May 22, 2019 Each May — National Stroke Awareness Month — people become acutely aware of the enormous challenge that strokes pose for individual well-being and public health. At the Gillings School, researchers and students confront the challenge year-round.
May 17, 2019 The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education has awarded the first Judy Baar Topinka Foundation Scholarship for Health Policy to Kelly Page, a first year Master of Healthcare Administration student in the Health Policy and Management Department.
May 17, 2019 The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, one of the nation's preeminent children's health organizations, has named public health community leader Dr. Laurie Stradley to serve as its chief program officer. Stradley is a Gillings School alumna and adjunct instructor.
May 13, 2019 More than 550 students were awarded degrees at the Gillings School's Commencement ceremony, with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral graduates all well represented.