June 23, 2022 Infectious disease expert Dr. David Weber has reached a formidable hallmark: his 50th publication about coronaviruses and COVID-19. His research has played an important role in creating new policies and ways that we can keep ourselves and patients safe in community and hospital settings.
June 22, 2022 Top pharmaceutical research organization IQVIA has appointed Dr. Christina Mack, alumna and adjunct associate professor of epidemiology at UNC Gillings, as chief scientific officer for the company’s Real World Solutions arm.
June 15, 2022 Doctoral candidate Ann Marie Weideman has received two prestigious scholarships in the field of statistics: the Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship, which is named after the founder of the UNC Gillings Department of Biostatistics and is conferred by the American Statistical Association, and the Ellis R. Ott Scholarship from the Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality.
June 14, 2022 Students from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University have joined forces to reverse rising maternal death rates in minorities. They’ve been invited to Oxford University in June to share their insights as part of a systems thinking competition among 44 top student teams from around the world.
June 1, 2022 Amanda Holliday is working to address elder food insecurity in North Carolina. An associate professor in the Department of Nutrition at the Gillings School, she also serves on a new state Task Force on Healthy Aging.
June 1, 2022 Carrie Alspaugh and Jeannie Salisbury from the Gillings School are among 28 graduate students across the state who were selected as North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellows.
May 31, 2022 Dr. Tanya Garcia receives a mentorship award, Dr. Eileen Barrett is named chair-elect of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, and maternal and child health researchers publish a new report on workforce training.
May 18, 2022 The Brown University School of Public Health has selected Dr. Ronald Aubert to serve as interim dean.
May 16, 2022 Karlyn Conery, a Master of Public Health student in the Leadership in Practice concentration, is one of 22 undergraduate and graduate students selected for a summer 2022 internship with the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
May 11, 2022 Dr. Aaron Salzberg, director of The UNC Water Institute, is one of three Carolina faculty to receive the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs’ inaugural Faculty Award for Global Excellence in recognition of his contributions to advance global partnerships, education and research at UNC.