July 15, 2019 Two new papers co-authored by Dr. Alex White at the Gillings School promote the improvement of oral health by providing better training and support for the practitioners who serve in local communities.
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July 1, 2019 An international leader in global water policy, peace and security, Dr. Aaron Salzberg, has been selected as the Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor and director of The Water Institute at the UNC Gillings School.
June 12, 2019 The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention has received a five-year grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to run a randomized controlled trial testing the effectiveness of a behavioral weight loss program based on an adapted form of the Mediterranean diet.
June 12, 2019 As rural hospital closures become more common, many patients are left without sources of care, raising ethical questions about hospitals’ and clinicians’ responsibilities during and after closures.
New awards from The Duke Endowment to Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute will support breastfeeding across the Carolinas
June 12, 2019 ENRICH Carolinas, a project that supports hospitals in improving maternity care practices for mothers and babies, will be expanded across North and South Carolina thanks to awards from The Duke Endowment totaling $5 million.
June 11, 2019 In a Perspective column for the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Jonathan Oberlander explores the challenges a divided government poses for the future of the Affordable Care Act.
May 31, 2019 New research from the Gillings School found that only half of opioid treatment programs provide contraception or other reproductive and sexual health services to reproductive-age women enrolled in their programs.
UNC’s NAPSACC program receives national recognition as “best evidence for impact” on childhood obesity
May 30, 2019 Go NAPSACC, an online version of the program that guides child care providers through a five-step process to help them foster healthy eating and physical activity, currently is in use by 20 states and continues to expand.
May 22, 2019 Fifty researchers from 15 institutions will examine factors influencing disease risk and resilience in Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta.
May 22, 2019 Each May — National Stroke Awareness Month — people become acutely aware of the enormous challenge that strokes pose for individual well-being and public health. At the Gillings School, researchers and students confront the challenge year-round.