July 21, 2020 Dr. Cheryl Anderson was named founding dean of the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at the University of California San Diego.
July 15, 2020 The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative recently awarded a $433,000 grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for laboratory equipment that will accelerate research to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leading maternal health advocacy groups tackle barriers to equitable maternity care for women and families of color
July 14, 2020 $4 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding will support COVID-19 related telehealth access and infrastructure for maternal health services.
July 14, 2020 Timothy Schwantes, an alumnus of both the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and the UNC School of Social Work, was named a member of the 2020–2022 class of the William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations.
July 10, 2020 The Harvey Award recognizes exemplary faculty who reflect UNC's commitment to innovative engagement and outreach that addresses real-world challenges.
July 6, 2020 The National Institutes of Health have launched a public-private partnership to identify effective treatments for COVID-19. Dr. Lisa LaVange of the Gillings School is supporting two committees in the partnership.
July 6, 2020 Exactly how does coronavirus spread in the air? What will get kids’ vaccinations back on track across the United States? How can public health practitioners work with church communities to spread accurate information about COVID-19? These are just three of the questions being explored by Gillings School researchers and their collaborators through a special COVID-19 round of Gillings Innovation Laboratory awards.
July 3, 2020 Governor Roy Cooper has named Dr. Sandra B. Greene vice chair of the North Carolina State Healthcare Coordinating Council. This group develops the annual State Medical Facilities Plan, which guides health planning for N.C. health care facilities and services.
Reiter, Song co-author new edition of textbook on financial management for health care organizations
July 1, 2020 Drs. Kristin Reiter and Paula Song have collaborated on the seventh edition of Gapenski’s Healthcare Finance: An Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management, to be released this month.
June 30, 2020
Dr. Bill Sollecito will retire in June after 23 years of service on the faculty of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.