Recognitions and Awards

Hursting moves into 16th year of Breast Cancer Research Foundation grant

September 13, 2019
“Our work has evolved from asking Is obesity increasing cancer risk? and What are the mechanisms linking obesity and cancer?” Dr. Hursting says. “We have largely answered the first question and are still working on the second, but our focus really has turned to What are we going to do about it?

Saldanha awarded $40K AHA Corris Boyd Scholarship

August 23, 2019
As the Gillings School kicks off fall semester, incoming Master of Health Administration student Violetta Saldanha is ahead of the game. Over the summer, she was awarded the $40,000 HCA Corris Boyd Scholarship from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration and HCA Healthcare.

Oberlander named editor of leading health politics journal

July 30, 2019
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander has been named editor of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. The journal, established in 1976, is a bimonthly peer-reviewed publication that covers health policy and health law as they relate to politics