January 25, 2022 The National Pharmaceutical Council named Dr. Sharon Phares as their new chief scientific officer. In this role, the UNC Gillings alum will direct strategy and oversee research related to policy issues relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.
January 10, 2022
January 3, 2022 The dual degree PharmD/MPH program prepares students to become health promoters and educators in their roles as pharmacists, one of the most accessible health care providers.
December 21, 2021 Public health workers are facing a mounting mental health crisis as they encounter prolonged challenges in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Responding to this crisis should be a top priority for public health leaders, according to a new article by Drs. John Wiesman and Ed Baker.
November 29, 2021
November 24, 2021 Five of the COVID-19 research projects funded through a special round of Gillings Innovation Laboratory awards (GILs) have now been completed, and the two remaining are expected to wrap in early 2022. Their work has been critical in influencing local and global pandemic response efforts through policy, practice and community engagement.
November 22, 2021 The Gillings School, UNC Asheville and the Mountain Area Health Education Center will now offer a jointly conferred Master of Public Health (MPH) degree with a concentration in place-based health after the UNC System Board of Governors approved the program as a joint MPH degree. Graduates will now receive their diploma from both UNC Asheville and the Gillings School.
November 10, 2021 The public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic was uniquely widespread and rapid, with equally widespread potential for human rights impacts across nations and throughout the world. A group of faculty members, students and alumni of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health created a database that uses media coverage to monitor potential violations of human rights.
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.
October 11, 2021