January 17, 2020 The Department of Health Policy and Management has been named a recipient of the Award for Sustainability in Healthcare Management Education and Practice by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education and Canon Solutions America.
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January 16, 2020 At the November 2019 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association Dr. Gene Matthews was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement in Public Health Law award.
January 3, 2020 Doctoral student Rumana Rabbani has taken a leadership role in empowering community health workers to address health inequities faced by those in marginalized communities.
December 19, 2019 Two UNC Gillings undergraduates support the work of Durham Volunteer Doulas, a nonprofit that provides free doula training and care to women living in North Carolina’s Triangle region.
December 16, 2019 Russell Toal, a UNC Gillings health policy and management alumnus and former member of the School’s Public Health Foundation board, was unanimously voted by a state board to head New Mexico’s Office of the Superintendent of Insurance. His start date will be January 1, 2020.
December 16, 2019 Dr. Stephanie Wheeler has collaborated on a supplemental issue of Preventive Medicine, with 12 articles that examine stakeholder-engaged implementation science and population approaches to improve equity in cancer prevention and control.
December 9, 2019 In a recent commentary, faculty from the Gillings School call for more urgency in the delivery of quality care to countries experiencing extreme adversity, documenting ongoing crises in Iraq and the devastating impact they have had on human health in the region.
November 22, 2019 Thirteen students from UNC Gillings School of Global Health have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and most honored college honorary society.
November 18, 2019 Although research on cancer patients who identify as sexual and gender minorities has grown over the past few years, more studies are needed to improve cancer care delivery and outcomes for these underserved populations.
November 18, 2019 North Carolinians who fall in the “Medicaid gap” are less likely to regularly use preventive care and more likely to put off needed care due to cost, finds a new study from the UNC Gillings School.