Public Health Leadership Program News
Gillings School researcher addresses incentive disparities in HIV research
August 8, 2018
Dr. Karine Dubé shares new research into the ethics of incentives. She and her co-authors advocate for additional guidance on payments in clinical research and promote the idea of creating a database of payment practices specific to HIV research.
Eight faculty members win Teaching Innovation Awards
April 22, 2018
Eight faculty members were selected by students at the Gillings School as the 2018 Teaching Innovation Award winners. They are Dr. Carolyn Crump, Amanda Holliday, Dr. Whitney Robinson, Kathy Roggenkamp, Dr. Meghan Shanahan, Dr. Jason Surratt, Dr. Justin Trogdon and Dr. Vaughn Upshaw.
Gillings School students claim 7 of Graduate School’s 22 Impact and Horizon awards
April 4, 2018
Seven graduate students from the UNC Gillings School won the Graduate School’s Impact and Horizon awards, established to recognize research that benefits the people of North Carolina.
Alumnus honored with Triangle Business Journal’s Health Care Hero Award
March 15, 2018
Dr. Diego Garza, alumnus and adjunct faculty member at the Gillings School, was honored March 9 with Triangle Business Journal’s Health Care Hero Award. Garza is director of telehealth at Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare PLLC, in Durham, N.C.
Dubé researches ethics of HIV cure-related research, including perceptions of people living with HIV in the US
December 8, 2017
About 36.7 million people worldwide currently live with HIV. Two recently published papers co-authored by Dr. Karine Dubé help map the complex ethics of research into an HIV cure. Image of HIV drugs is courtesy of NIAID.
Ramaswamy, others at Gillings School part of award-winning evaluation team
November 15, 2017
Dr. Rohit Ramaswamy was a key member of a team that won the American Evaluation Association’s 2017 Outstanding Evaluation Award, announced by the Association on Nov. 3.
New study explores unique ethical challenges of early-phase HIV cure research
October 17, 2017
A new study from the Public Health Leadership Program examines the ethics of early-phase HIV cure research, which presents unique ethical challenges because it poses high risks for research participants in the hopes of achieving a great reward.
Gillings Merit Scholars and Gillings Dissertation Awards announced
August 29, 2017
Seventeen students were selected as recipients of Gillings Merit Scholarships or Gillings Dissertation Awards for the 2017-2018 academic year. The award funds, established in 2010 to help the Gillings School recruit and support graduate students with exceptional promise and potential, were made possible through the $50 million Gillings gift and are administered through the Gillings School’s Research, Innovation and Global Solutions office.
Bringing implementation science to Africa
August 29, 2017
Drs. Rohit Ramaswamy and Audrey Pettifor are interviewed about implementation science courses they teach at University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
PEPFAR ambassador recognizes PHLP’s Kumar for work on data system
August 28, 2017
Manish Kumar, adjunct assistant professor in the Public Health Leadership Program, received a certificate of appreciation from Ambassador Deborah Birxin in recognition of his contributions to the development and maintenance of the data system used by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.