January 30, 2022 FemTech refers to a variety of apps and devices that use technology to improve women's reproductive and sexual health. The sheer number of offerings inspired a team of UNC-affiliated researchers to review hundreds of FemTech companies and their associated clinical trials data.
November 23, 2022 Senior Director of Facilities Brent Wishart talks about the many ways that the facilities management team keeps students, faculty and staff at the Gillings School safe from health and safety hazards.
November 21, 2022 Faculty receive funding for new and interdisciplinary projects, and Gillings community members are honored for impact, research and scholarship.
Humanitarian Health Initiative supports frontline response to improve maternal and child health in Sierra Leone
October 17, 2022 The Humanitarian Health Initiative worked with Sierra Leone nongovernmental organization Rural Health Care Initiative to increase the impact of its response to the country’s maternal mortality crisis.
October 3, 2022 “The affordable naloxone shortage is over,” says Dr. Nabarun (Nab) Dasgupta, Gillings Innovation Fellow and senior scientist at the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center. Dasgupta is describing his work with nonprofit organization Remedy Alliance/For The People, which recently shipped the first batches of a new, more affordable version of naloxone — a drug that reverses opioid overdose.
September 8, 2022
Researchers in the Clinical Scholars program at UNC are uncovering new ways to ensure that inclusive leadership training can support institutional change and reduce the racial inequities perpetuated by health care systems.
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 18, 2022 Learn more about the Lactation and Infant Feeding in Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) Initiative from the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute.
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.
July 14, 2022 The NIOSH COVID-19 Intergovernmental Personnel Act program, which included work from Drs. Leena Nylander-French and John Staley, was recognized as a finalist for the Bullard-Sherwood Research to Practice (r2p) Award for outstanding applications of occupational safety and safety health research to practice.