September 26, 2022 Lin leads new research into COVID-19 vaccine protections, Planey receives funding to study expansion of health systems, West talks climate change with the Weather Channel and Browne receives leadership award.
September 15, 2022 During the Fall 2020 semester, UNC explored hybrid options to minimize COVID-19 transmission while still offering an on-campus experience for students. New research from the Gillings School sheds light on how this experience impacted COVID-19 cases among undergraduates.
Specific sequence of drugs reduces cost of treating metastatic breast cancer while preserving quality of life
September 13, 2022 For some types of metastatic breast cancer, giving standard chemotherapy drugs in a specific sequence can reduce overall costs and improve the value of care while preserving quality of life.
September 7, 2022 Dorothy Cilenti and Leslie deRosset, in the UNC Gillings Department of Maternal and Child Health, are among the co-editors of a special supplement to the Maternal and Child Health Journal titled “Developing and Strengthening the Current and Future MCH Public Health Workforce: Building Capacity, Aligning Systems and Addressing Emerging Challenges.” The articles cover a wide range of topics related to the work of providing continuing education and workforce development to those working in state and local maternal and child health.
Healthy Helping program made fruits and vegetables affordable for more North Carolinians during the COVID-19 pandemic
September 1, 2022 North Carolinians living on low incomes who received a monthly fruit and vegetable benefit during the COVID-19 pandemic enjoyed the flexibility to choose more and a greater variety of nutritious foods during a time of profound food insecurity.
August 29, 2022 Maman is named to the Academic Leadership Program fellowship, Helm-Murtagh publishes a new textbook, Bamogo joins the incoming cohort of Royster Society Fellows and Thomas is elected to the N.C Public Health Association executive committee.
August 29, 2022 Dr. Jane Monaco will serve as the Gillings School's assistant dean of undergraduate degree programs beginning Sept. 1.
August 18, 2022 Two teams of researchers from the Gillings School attempt to answer this question as part of the Policies and Programs section of the July issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal.
August 18, 2022 Dr. John Wiesman has been appointed associate dean for practice at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. In this senior leadership role, he will provide guidance to achieve the school’s vision and goals for putting public health training into action.
August 12, 2022 Gillings faculty have recently completed four GILs, including two from Round 6 of GIL funding and two from the special COVID-19 round of funding. The results of their work have furthered our understanding of energy storage, brain health, environmental exposures, viral transmission, pandemic response and more.