New resource offers guidance to optimize digital health assessments

November 8, 2021
A team led by Dr. Manish Kumar, an alum of and adjunct assistant professor at UNC Gillings, developed a new resource that brings much-needed clarity to the process of improving digital health capability for public health systems.

The Abstract: October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021

Gillings students propose framework for addressing health disparities in US maternal mortality

October 1, 2021
Five students in the Population Health for Clinicians concentration collaborated on a publication that creates a model for understanding and addressing determinants that contribute to maternal mortality in the United States.

Innovative programs awarded $40 million to advance gender equality

September 2, 2021
The Equality Can’t Wait Challenge awarded $40 million to projects with bold ideas to expand women’s power and influence in the United States. Dr. Nicole Bates, an alumna of the Gillings School, is director of strategic partnerships and initiatives at Pivotal Ventures.

Remembering David Steffen, servant leader who inspired future public health change-makers

August 16, 2021
The Gillings School community celebrates the life of Dr. David Steffen, beloved teacher, practitioner and public health leadership mentor, who passed away in late July 2021. Steffen inspired and guided countless colleagues and public health professionals on their path to become transformative leaders in communities, health departments and other care organizations locally and globally.

William Ray named as NC’s next director of emergency management

July 26, 2021
The North Carolina Department of Public Safety announced on July 2 that UNC Gillings alumnus William Ray will serve as North Carolina’s director of emergency management.

During COVID-19 crisis, NCIPH supports NC school staff in addressing critical health needs

July 13, 2021 In response to the rapidly changing roles and responsibilities of staff in K-12 schools, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction partnered with the North Carolina Institute for Public Health to create an accessible learning resource to address critical pandemic needs.

Roszak appointed senior VP, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

July 7, 2021
A history of effective leadership has led the National Association of Chain Drug Stores to appoint Gillings School alumna Sara Roszak senior vice president, health and wellness strategy and policy.

Gillings School alumni named to Triangle Business Journal’s 40 under 40 list

July 7, 2021
Five alumni of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health were honored by Triangle Business Journal as among the Triangle region of North Carolina’s best and brightest business and community leaders younger than 40 years. The 40 under 40 list highlights people who will shape the Triangle for years to come.

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