May 17, 2019 The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, one of the nation's preeminent children's health organizations, has named public health community leader Dr. Laurie Stradley to serve as its chief program officer. Stradley is a Gillings School alumna and adjunct instructor.
Recognitions and Awards
May 16, 2019 The award recognizes professionals with outstanding contributions to research and/or education related to nutrition, physical activity and weight management in the field of cancer, as well as extraordinary leadership, commitment and service to the American Institute for Cancer Research.
Gillings School team receives $6.2 million to study metabolic underpinnings of obesity-associated cardiovascular disease
May 15, 2019 The grant, which is from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, will help researchers better understand the biologic mechanisms behind obesity’s impact on metabolic pathways.
May 14, 2019 Dr. Felicia Browne is an alumna of the Gillings School and a social epidemiologist at RTI International. She also is the winner of an award from the Triangle Global Health Consortium that recognizes young leaders in North Carolina who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the health of the world's communities.
May 13, 2019 Merino and Reese, both recent graduates of doctoral programs at the Gillings School, have been inducted into the Frank Porter Graham Honor Society.
May 13, 2019 The Center, which is one of six Rotary Peace Centers worldwide, trains students to become leaders in the fields of peace building and conflict resolution.
May 10, 2019 Leaders at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have announced the winners of four of the School’s most prestigious awards.
May 2, 2019 The awards provide financial support and mentoring to early and early-mid career UNC faculty who want to develop their research and leadership competencies in the environmental health sciences field.
May 2, 2019 The researchers have been acknowledged by the journal for outstanding work in environmental chemistry and environmental pollution.
May 2, 2019 The interdisciplinary team won second place for their innovative solution to address the rise of homelessness and poor health outcomes in a Minnesota county.