June 12, 2019 Allie Atkeson, Adrienne Lloyd and Laura Ellen Powis were among the 19 recipients of the David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship. Atkeson and Powis are both master’s students in the maternal and child health department, and Lloyd is a master’s student in the health behavior department.
June 12, 2019 Three Gillings School staff members have received 2019 Peer Recognition Awards from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Employee Forum. They are among 13 staff members to receive awards this year.
New awards from The Duke Endowment to Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute will support breastfeeding across the Carolinas
June 12, 2019 ENRICH Carolinas, a project that supports hospitals in improving maternity care practices for mothers and babies, will be expanded across North and South Carolina thanks to awards from The Duke Endowment totaling $5 million.
May 30, 2019 The award recognizes significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology. Mayer-Davis has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters focused on the epidemiology of diabetes in youth and young adults.
May 30, 2019 Nikki Behnke, a graduate students with a passion to help solve water, sanitation and hygiene issues, is one of 106 students nationwide to receive a David L. Boren Fellowship for 2019.
UNC’s NAPSACC program receives national recognition as “best evidence for impact” on childhood obesity
May 30, 2019 Go NAPSACC, an online version of the program that guides child care providers through a five-step process to help them foster healthy eating and physical activity, currently is in use by 20 states and continues to expand.
May 29, 2019 Corey Davis has been selected as one of this year’s “40 Under 40 in Public Health” for his work to advance equity-focused public health law, policy and practice.
May 22, 2019 Alumni and current and former faculty from the Gillings School will receive three of the five Society for Epidemiologic Research Awards at the society's annual meeting in June.
May 21, 2019 Areej Hussein and Hailey Jenkins, both students in the nutrition department, will receive funding toward international research in the Philippines, Russia and Greece.
May 17, 2019 The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education has awarded the first Judy Baar Topinka Foundation Scholarship for Health Policy to Kelly Page, a first year Master of Healthcare Administration student in the Health Policy and Management Department.