Recognitions and Awards

Kumar invited to join Africa CDC task force on health information exchange systems

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.

Herrera named health care hero by Triangle Business Journal

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.

Yeatts wins 2020 ASPPH award for excellence in teaching

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.