Hatch honored for his commitment to public health

October 17, 2023
John Hatch is being honored by the Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community for his commitment to public health.

NIH and FDA award $18.6M to UNC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

October 11, 2023
The National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have awarded the UNC Tobacco Center for Regulatory Science $18.6 million to further research into tobacco product regulations. The center is led by Dr. Kurt Ribisl, chair of the Department of Health Behavior at the UNC Gillings School.

Weber receives Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award for 2023 University Day

October 10, 2023
Each year, the Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award recognizes the outstanding service of a member of the voting faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Planey receives 2023 Gillings Faculty Award for Excellence in Health Equity Research

October 9, 2023
The Gillings Health Equity Faculty Research Award recognizes excellence in research by faculty in the Gillings School that advances solutions to health inequities.

UNC awarded $90M global health PEARL project to support localized generation and use of evidence and data

September 27, 2023
The GH PEARL project will facilitate effective generation and use of high-quality data and evidence to strengthen policies and program implementation to improve health and save lives in low- and middle-income countries.

Excellent, Lund named to 2023 class of Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars

September 27, 2023
Drs. Marie Lina Excellent and Jennifer Lund join the latest cohort of this collaborative program, which that brings together selected faculty from across campus to advance engaged research conducted in partnership with communities to address issues of shared concern and mutual benefit.

Part of $50M NIH study examines “omics” of liver disease in Mexican-American border population

September 26, 2023
Dr. Kari North and collaborators aim to use multi-"omics" data to understand the biological factors that may contribute to liver disease associated with obesity in Mexican-American communities in southern Texas.

UNC Gillings School to host new CDC center for outbreak forecasting, response

September 19, 2023
The Gillings School is one of 13 funded partners working with the CDC’s Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics to establish the Outbreak Analytics and Disease Modeling (ODAM) Network. This funding will support the creation of the Atlantic Coast Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics and Analytics, which will serve as the OADM Coordinating Center and as a Center of Innovation.

The Abstract: September 18, 2023

September 15, 2023
Current and future leaders in public health are receiving major honors! Emily Ha has received the AUPHA Corris Boyd Scholarship, Dr. Karla Buru was recognized as one of de Beaumont's 40 Under 40 in Public Health and Fawn Rhodes was selected as one of WILMA Magazine's Women to Watch.

UNC Gillings scientist recognized by Time100 Next

September 13, 2023
Carolina researcher Dr. Nabarun Dasgupta was named for his work responding to the national opioid overdose epidemic.

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