May 11, 2022 Gillings School maternal and child health researchers found that people who engage in prenatal substance use are more likely to initiate prenatal care later and receive inadequate care before and after birth, with the most pronounced differences in those who report illicit substance use.
May 9, 2022 Earnest becomes director of admissions, UNC Asheville and the Gillings School join forces with the Center for Native Health, and Gillings epidemiologists publish new research on swine coronavirus.
April 19, 2022 The Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center at UNC-Chapel Hill aims to address systemic racism in maternal health and reduce inequities in maternal mortality through workforce training that centers equity.
April 18, 2022 Four members of the Gillings School community were selected to receive the School’s most prestigious awards: Drs. Andrew Olshan (Larsh Award), Daniel Westreich (McGavran Award), Clare Barrington (Greenberg Award) and Dilshad Jaff (Barr Award).
March 18, 2022 Women with disabilities in Rajasthan, India, are less likely to use modern forms of contraception compared to other users of family planning services, according to a new study from the Gillings School.
February 28, 2022 Our faculty and alumni lead the way with research in reproductive justice, opioid overdose, nutrition strategies and the effect of oil spill cleanup on hypertension risk.
February 21, 2022 Women in urban Senegal seeking family planning services tend to avoid providers with a bias that would prevent them from acquiring their preferred method of contraception, according to new research from Dr. Ilene Speizer.
February 15, 2022 Developing equitable policies to support mental health during the perinatal period — the months/years before and after birth — requires addressing the intersecting effects of racism, poverty, lack of childcare and inadequate postpartum support.
February 14, 2022 An ongoing project reveals a perceived sense of milk insufficiency among mothers in Kenya due to food insecurity caused by the economic shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 14, 2022