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.
November 15, 2019 Dr. Leah McCall Devlin has been named chair of the CDC Foundation Board of Directors. The CDC Foundation is an independent nonprofit created by the United States Congress to mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s critical health protection work.
November 6, 2019 The community at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health celebrates the legacy of Professor and Chair Emeritus Dr. Peggy Leatt, who died on November 3 in Chapel Hill, NC.
October 24, 2019 Professor Stephanie Wheeler is part of a research team that has received a 4-year, more than $1.87 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the impact of establishing financial navigation services at five rural cancer centers in North Carolina.
October 22, 2019 Research from UNC Gillings faculty shows insurance coverage among American Indians and Alaska Natives in midwestern regions is still lacking, despite Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions for these historically underserved populations.