Combining food taxes and subsidies can lead to healthier grocery purchases for low-income households

April 9, 2024
Households buy fewer sugary drinks and more fruits and vegetables under simulated tax policies — without losing money or feeling unsatisfied.

27 Gillings School undergraduates inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 5, 2024
Past and present Phi Beta Kappa members from across the country have included 17 American presidents, 42 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, more than 150 Nobel Laureates and numerous artistic, intellectual and political leaders.

Infant feeding toolkit supports family caregivers by highlighting importance of mental health, social support and adequate time

February 1, 2024
By providing easy-to-use guidance on relevant measurement tools, researchers hope to promote broader incorporation of caregiver resources into child feeding interventions.

Can expanding SNAP policies help reduce substance misuse in the US?

January 25, 2024
A recent study from Gillings School researchers shows that state adoption of policies to expand SNAP eligibility could potentially help reduce substance use disorders and overall substance misuse in the U.S.

8 public health faculty win Gillings School’s inaugural Research Excellence Award

January 10, 2024
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health announces the recipients of the first Gillings Research Excellence Awards, recognizing eight faculty members to support their research and professional development.

Price tag messaging can amplify the benefit of taxes

January 9, 2024
Researchers at the Gillings School of Global Public Health studied various price tag messages to understand if a message could further impact decision making around products with an excise tax.

‘Human’ touch improves weight-management apps

January 9, 2024
UNC Gillings School nutrition experts personalize advice on smartphone apps to make them more effective.

Gillings School announces 6 GIL awards to study generative AI in public health

December 14, 2023
As part of the eighth round of Gillings Innovation Labs, six faculty members were awarded $100,000 each to pursue research using generative artificial intelligence (gAI) that focuses on solving real-world problems over the next two years.

Haynes-Maslow receives Humana Foundation grant to study meal-delivery program for seniors

December 8, 2023
The program also provides seniors with social-connectedness programs to address mental and physical health.

15 Gillings School experts named to Clarivate's 2023 Highly Cited Researchers List

November 15, 2023
Clarivate's Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field(s) of research and have greatly extended the frontiers of knowledge to make the world healthier, more sustainable and more secure.

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