March 24, 2020 Putting evidence-based interventions into practice can be difficult when health care settings and populations differ from the original context of the intervention. A new study that includes research from the Department of Health Policy and Management tackles that challenge by proposing a theoretical framework that could enable effective adaptation into healthcare policy, practice and research.
March 16, 2020 As countries around the globe work to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 — which causes the illness COVID-19 — researchers and practitioners in every discipline at the Gillings School are turning their expertise into action to support the pandemic response.
March 13, 2020 Over the last several decades in China, millions of rural residents have migrated to urban areas for work. As parents migrate, they’ve left their young children behind with other family members in the countryside. A new study co-led by Dr. Sean Sylvia evaluates the effects of maternal migration on early childhood development outcomes.
March 3, 2020 Jennifer Richmond and Samuel Baxter are both doctoral candidates at the UNC Gillings School. They’re also emerging leaders with plans to make patient care — and the public health field — more equitable.
February 13, 2020 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has honored two health policy and management alumni, Evelyn Foust, MPH, and Belinda Pettiford, MPH, with the Ronald H. Levine Legacy Award for outstanding accomplishments and continued commitment to the cause of public health.
February 4, 2020 EMS transport times are higher for patients in rural areas of the United State than for those in urban areas, and new research from doctoral student Katherine Miller's team has found that hospital closures in rural areas increase those transport times.
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.
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.