Gillings School to lead planning for future CDC emergency preparedness, response center

October 3, 2023
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has been selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a five-year work plan for a future Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response coordinating center, to be established in 2024.

Entrepreneurs of Color Program connects students and alumni at Gillings

September 7, 2023
The Entrepreneurs of Color program is creating a community for Gillings students and alumni entrepreneurs to connect.

Who is being screened for intimate partner violence?

August 22, 2023
Despite recommendations from health care organizations like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, research led by Dr. Valerie Lewis has found that screenings for intimate partner violence aren’t consistently provided to all patients of childbearing age.

Phillips honored with prestigious Barry Scholarship for University of Oxford study

July 20, 2023
Ethan Phillips, a recent Gillings School graduate in health policy and management, has been named a 2023 recipient of the John and Diana Barry Scholarship, which provides full funding for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

Nearly 10% of rural counties in the South are losing hospitals

July 18, 2023
A new study led by Dr. Arrianna Planey found that approximately 10% of rural counties in the U.S. South lost one or more hospitals to a closure between 2007 and 2018. Rural areas with a higher proportion of Black and Latinx residents had longer travel times to access the second nearest acute care hospital.

Gillings faculty support new Creativity Hub focused on mental health

July 14, 2023
Applying innovative data science methods to existing data offers an opportunity to improve the effectiveness of a highly stressed and fragmented mental health system that is failing children across North Carolina.

Pandemic policy changes may have helped sustain access to treatment for opioid use disorder

June 16, 2023
A new study led by Dr. Anna Austin shows that overall receipt of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) remained relatively stable early in the pandemic among Medicaid patients, possibly due to changes in policy restrictions. However, there was a decrease in the number of people newly beginning MOUD treatment through in person visits that was only partially offset by telehealth.

Weinberger honored with NC’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine

June 15, 2023
Dr. Morris Weinberger was recently honored with the governor’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine award, one of the highest honors reserved for those who have made significant contributions to N.C. and their communities through exemplary service and exceptional accomplishments.

Researchers highlight opportunities to improve cancer care for trans patients

June 7, 2023
To help envision cancer care standards that are inclusive of trans people and sensitive to their needs, researchers from UNC and the Center for Applied Transgender Studies published a commentary that pinpoints areas where providers and researchers can confront inequity.

The Abstract: May 15, 2023

May 15, 2023
New publications from Rozier, Montoya and researchers from the Department of Maternal and Child Health.

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