Three Gillings students named 2024 Community Engagement Fellows

May 17, 2024
The Community Engagement Fellowship program at UNC-Chapel Hill awards a maximum of eight fellowships of up to $2,500 each year for engaged scholarship projects that are responsive to community priorities and have an academic connection.

Carolina Alumni Association honors Southerland and Koch

May 16, 2024
Drs. Janet Southerland and Gary Koch received Carolina Alumni Awards for their exceptional contributions to their respective fields and profound impact on the lives of countless students and colleagues.

Gillings alum Angeli Achrekar is UNC-Chapel Hill's 2024 Hooding Ceremony speaker

May 9, 2024
Gillings School alum Angeli Achrekar ('13 DrPH) is the deputy executive director of the programme branch at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and an assistant secretary-general of the United Nations.

4 Gillings community members honored with 2024 awards for mentorship, teaching, research and service

April 29, 2024
Four members of the Gillings School community were selected to receive the School’s most prestigious awards: Dr. Stephen Cole (Larsh Award), Dr. Joseph Ibrahim (McGavran Award), Dr. Joe Brown (Greenberg Award) and Traci L. Baird (Barr Award).

Gillings School honors 5 faculty members for teaching innovation

April 29, 2024
Students at the Gillings School have selected five faculty members to honor for teaching innovation in the classroom, including Drs. Bahjat Qaqish, Amanda Northcross, Yesenia Merino, Caroline Chandler and Jan Lee Santos.

Impact Awards: 7 Gillings School students honored for transformative research contributions

April 18, 2024
Gillings students are seven of the 12 recipients of The Graduate School’s 2024 Impact Awards, recognizing graduate students in programs across disciplines for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for the people of North Carolina.

UNC Gillings ranked No. 1 public school of public health in US

April 9, 2024
The Gillings School of Global Public Health has once again been ranked by peer leaders as the top public school of public health in the United States — and number two overall — by U.S. News and World Report.

Harrison named NCALHD Health Director of the Year

March 25, 2024
Lisa Macon Harrison, MPH, health director for Granville-Vance Public Health (GVPH) and Gillings School alumna, was honored for her decade-plus commitment to leading GVPH and lifting the work, value and voice of health departments locally, statewide and at the national level.

Rimer, Martin honored with ASPPH awards for lifetime achievement, research excellence

March 19, 2024
Two Gillings School faculty members were named 2024 award winners by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. Dr. Barbara K. Rimer will receive the Welch-Rose Award for lifetime achievements and Dr. Chantel L. Martin will receive the Early Career Research Excellence Award.

Milner receives ADA's humanitarian award

February 19, 2024
The American Dental Association recognized Gillings School alumnus Dr. Bill Milner with its 2023 humanitarian award for decades of outstanding contributions to dentistry and health equity.

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