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.
March 3, 2020 Jennifer Richmond and Samuel Baxter are both doctoral candidates at the UNC Gillings School. They’re also emerging leaders with plans to make patient care — and the public health field — more equitable.
February 13, 2020 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has honored two health policy and management alumni, Evelyn Foust, MPH, and Belinda Pettiford, MPH, with the Ronald H. Levine Legacy Award for outstanding accomplishments and continued commitment to the cause of public health.
February 11, 2020 In order to develop optimal policies and standards for health information systems across the African Union, Manish Kumar, MPH, has been invited to join the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)'s Health Information Exchange Task Force. Along with other subject matter experts, he will provide guidance on the effective collection, analysis and exchange of health data.
February 6, 2020 Malawsky is one of 15 American scholars selected for this research-focused award, which provides funding for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.
February 6, 2020 Alumnus Andrew Herrera has been selected to receive a 2020 Health Care Hero Award from the Triangle Business Journal for his leadership role at Curamericas Global and his commitment to improving community health in the Triangle and communities across the globe.
With $3.375 million in renewed funding, UNC to continue coordinating the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network
February 5, 2020 Fifty-three cancer researchers from eight different academic institutions around the country met with federal agency partners in Chapel Hill recently to launch the next five years of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN). In September 2019, the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded UNC-Chapel Hill $3.375 million over the next five years.
February 4, 2020 Can vitamin D influence the link between a group of unhealthy chemicals and breast cancer? With new funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), doctoral student Joyce Rhoden will investigate that exact question.
February 3, 2020 The National Cancer Institute has named Dr. Satish Gopal director of the Center for Global Health. He assumes his new role today.
January 28, 2020 Dr. Karin Yeatts has been selected by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health as the 2020 recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award for her commitment to outstanding teaching, research and mentorship.