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Recognitions and Awards

The Gillings Community Responds to COVID-19: Equipment, Emergency Response and Water Surveillance

April 3, 2020
Doctoral student Alex Gertner is teaming up with fellow students and experts across the UNC System to make PPE for health care workers in need. Alumna Pooja Jani is at the epicenter of a pandemic, helping to coordinate New York City's emergency public health response. Meanwhile, alumni Scott Meschke, Christine Stauber and Joe Brown are collaborating on ways to monitor wastewater to track the spread of COVID-19.

Alumna Adia Ross named CMO of Duke Regional Hospital

March 31, 2020
Dr. Adia Kamali Ross, who holds a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from the Gillings School, was named Duke Regional Hospital’s chief medical officer earlier this year. (Photo by Amy Sterns Photography)

Maternal and child health faculty receive joint innovative teaching award

March 20, 2020
Four faculty members in the Department of Maternal and Child Health have received an Innovative Teaching Award from the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health to develop a new course on implementation research and practice for the Master of Public Health concentration in Maternal, Child and Family Health.

UNC researchers to address arsenic-induced diabetes with $12.2M grant

March 16, 2020
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will band together across disciplines to find and formulate solutions for arsenic-induced diabetes in the state. The 5-year program is funded through a highly competitive award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, which totals $12.2 million.

Soldavini receives inaugural UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize

March 11, 2020
Jessica Soldavini, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nutrition at the Gillings School, is the winner of the first-ever UNC Greensboro/North Carolina Campus Compact Engaged Scholarship Prize in the graduate student category. She received a $500 award during the 2020 PACE Conference.