Cohen receives government service award from American Medical Association

March 14, 2022
Dr. Mandy Cohen has received the American Medical Association's Award for Outstanding Government Service for her leadership throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and tireless work to close the coverage gap in her state.

The Abstract: January 10, 2022

January 10, 2022

Mental health crisis among public health professionals requires urgent action

December 21, 2021
Public health workers are facing a mounting mental health crisis as they encounter prolonged challenges in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Responding to this crisis should be a top priority for public health leaders, according to a new article by Drs. John Wiesman and Ed Baker.

The Abstract: November 29, 2021

November 29, 2021

Checking in with COVID-19 Gillings Innovation Labs

November 24, 2021
Five of the COVID-19 research projects funded through a special round of Gillings Innovation Laboratory awards (GILs) have now been completed, and the two remaining are expected to wrap in early 2022. Their work has been critical in influencing local and global pandemic response efforts through policy, practice and community engagement.

Governor Cooper appoints Greene as chair of NC State Health Coordinating Council

November 23, 2021
Dr. Sandra Greene, co-director of the program on healthcare economics and finance at the Sheps Center and professor of practice in health policy and management at the Gillings School, was recently appointed as Chair of the North Carolina State Health Coordinating Council by Governor Roy Cooper’s office.

9 Gillings School faculty members named to Clarivate's annual Highly Cited Researchers list

November 16, 2021
Nine academics from the Gillings School were recently named to the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate. The highly anticipated annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.

Gillings faculty, students and alumni track human rights effects of COVID-19 response

November 10, 2021
The public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic was uniquely widespread and rapid, with equally widespread potential for human rights impacts across nations and throughout the world. A group of faculty members, students and alumni of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health created a database that uses media coverage to monitor potential violations of human rights.

The Abstract: November 15, 2021

November 15, 2021

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