For years Gene Matthews, director of the Southeastern Region Network for Public Health Law, has been coaching and educating folks on how to talk to those they don’t agree with. Using the principles of Moral Foundations Theory, Gene and his colleagues have taught public health leaders to use universal moral values to craft public health... Read more »
Public health always needs agile leaders who are prepared to respond to community needs in creative, collaborative ways; never is this more evident than during a crisis like COVID-19. We’re always proud to serve as the national program office for The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health program, but we’re especially proud when we... Read more »
Guidance for Leaders in Times of Global Pandemic Published by NCIPH's Gene Matthews and Former NCIPH Director Ed Baker
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary leadership. UNC-Gillings faculty and former NCIPH Director Edward L. Baker MD, MPH; Robert Irwin, MA; and NCIPH’s Gene Matthews, JD have decades of public health leadership experience. They share their wealth of knowledge in a new article published on the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Direct website, “Thoughts... Read more »
The North Carolina Institute for Public Health, working with the support of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, published the NC Oral Health Workforce and Leadership Development Assessment. The assessment and the large-scale Oral Health Survey that followed it sought to gain a better understanding of the assets, gaps, and complexities... Read more »
September 12, 2019 Douglas W. Urland has been named director of the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, effective November 4. “Doug’s recruitment is a tremendous plus for NCIPH,” said Dean Barbara K. Rimer.
UNC Gillings Epidemiology Students Bring Data Analysis Training to Public Health Practitioners Three doctoral students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, with support from the North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH), recently debuted their one-day introductory workshop on R language and the RStudio environment for 22 state and... Read more »
Get to Know Our Graduate Students! NCIPH regularly draws on the talents and expertise of faculty and students in our work, and this year has been no exception. In projects ranging from our statewide training needs assessment to consulting on data and metrics for the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, we have an awesome student... Read more »
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust funds collaborative UNC project to address substance misuse in NC’s McDowell County
December 12, 2018
The Gillings School's North Carolina Institute for Public Health has been awarded funding from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to help reduce substance misuse in McDowell County, North Carolina.
Nov. 2, 2018 The National Health Equity Research Webcast (NHERW) is an annual conversation on issues affecting minority populations. The most recent topic, “From Awareness to Action: Leveraging Resiliency in the Context of Toxic Stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences,” aired live on September 28th. NCIPH Training Associate Ki’Yonna Jones, MHA/MBA, shares some of her takeaways... Read more »
Oct. 18, 2018 The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health (ELPH) initiative welcomed Dan Heath, New York Times bestselling author and professor at Duke University, and Kathryn Lawler, the first executive director for the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI), to share their expertise with public health leaders from local health departments across... Read more »