May 13, 2019 More than 550 students were awarded degrees at the Gillings School's Commencement ceremony, with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral graduates all well represented.
Maternal and Child Health News
May 2, 2019 Funds from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will support two studies to improve maternal and child health technologies.
April 29, 2019 The Fellowship program provides students with funding for engaged scholarship projects that are responsive to local or global community priorities and that have an academic connection.
April 16, 2019 Directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) are useful tools when studying questions related to child maltreatment, as they allow researchers to graphically depict relationships among variables and ensure strong results for informing prevention and intervention strategies. A new paper makes DAGs more accessible to maternal and child health researchers by providing concrete examples of their use.
April 9, 2019 This June, Karar Zunaid Ahsan, MIPH, MSc, will visit Lilongwe, Malawi, to kick off a year of service as a Policy Communication Fellow. He will expand on his extensive international experience by studying how to effectively communicate research findings to influence policy development on a global scale.
April 3, 2019 Meghan Shanahan, PhD, assistant professor of maternal and child health at the Gillings School, has been recognized for making a difference for families in North Carolina.
March 26, 2019
Each year, the Gillings School's Office of Academic Affairs reviews dozens of student nominations and selects faculty from each department who bring innovation and excitement to the classroom.
March 21, 2019
Drs. Carol Golin, Alexandra Lightfoot and Kathryn Wouk have received grant funding for two research projects.
US News ranks Gillings School top public health school in a public university; tied for #2 among all schools
March 12, 2019
Once again, the Gillings School has been ranked by peer leaders as the No. 1 public school of public health – and No. 2 overall – in the nation. The 2020 rankings were published March 12 by U.S. News and World Report.
February 8, 2019 Dr. Morris served as chair of the Gillings School's maternal and child health department from 1975 to 1977.