Recognitions and Awards

Recognitions and Awards

Larry Kupper elected to chair University APT committee

July 24, 2006 Lawrence Kupper Lawrence Kupper , PhD, Alumni Distinguished Professor and associate chair in the Department of Biostatistics, has been elected chair of the UNC Appointments, Promotions and Tenure (APT) Committee for the 2006-07 academic year. The committee reports directly to the provost concerning all tenure-related appointment and promotion decisions and issues for... Read more »

Tilson selected for APHA's Frost Award

July 18, 2006 Hugh Tilson Hugh Tilson, MD, MPH, DrPH, professor in the Public Health Leadership Program, has been selected to receive the 2006 Wade Hampton Frost Award by the epidemiology section of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Tilson will accept the award at APHA’s 134th annual meeting on November 6 in Boston, where... Read more »

Runyan Wins First Home Safety Research Award

June 12, 2006 Photograph of Carol Runyan, MPH, PhD Carol Runyan, MPH, PhD , Director of UNC’s Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC), has received the Home Safety Council’s inaugural Home Safety Research Award in recognition of IPRC’s outstanding collaborative work with the Council since 2001. Runyan was honored at the second annual Salute to Home... Read more »

Philip Singer tapped to receive National Water Research Institute Award

May 23, 2006 Dr. Philip C. Singer University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health Professor Philip C. Singer will be the 13th recipient of the National Water Research Institute’s (NWRI) acclaimed Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize for excellence in water research. The NWRI announced this week that the award will be... Read more »

School of Public Health IIS Staff Members Win Campus Awards

  May 23, 2006 Two members of the School of Public Health’s Instructional and Information Systems (IIS) department have won the UNC Information Technology Awards for 2006.Charles Ayres and Jeno Bratts won individual awards from their information technology peers across campus at the 14th annual UNC Information Technology Awards. They were two of 13 individual... Read more »

John Graham and HBHE receive awards from Carolina Center for Public Service

April 28, 2006 Advocating on behalf of HIV and AIDS awareness, creating partnerships with N.C. communities to solve locally identified problems and addressing challenges faced by the older population are only a few of the ways University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, faculty, staff and organizations help the surrounding community.UNC’s Carolina Center for... Read more »

Epidemiology adjunct professor Shaheen elected to leadership position in AGA

April 25, 2006 Two UNC professors have been elected to leadership positions in the American Gastroenterological Association.Dr. Nicholas Shaheen, adjunct professor of epidemiology in the School of Public Health, has been elected vice chair of the Clinical Practice Section, which is the largest of the sections within the AGA. Shaheen also is an associate professor... Read more »

Grimes to receive lectureship, award for preventive medicine, public health work

April 25, 2006 Dr. David Grimes is this year’s recipient of the John Atkinson Ferrell Lectureship and Award for outstanding contributions in preventive medicine and public health.The lectureship is sponsored by the Preventive Medicine Residency Program in the UNC School of Medicine’s department of social medicine and honors an outstanding physician with ties to the... Read more »

Wilcox, Foshee receive School of Public Health alumni awards

March 30, 2006 The Carolina School of Public Health’s distinguished alumni awards were presented Wednesday, March 29, during activities surrounding the 2006 Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture.Two awards were presented at the lecture. Allen J. Wilcox, MD, PhD ’79, MPH ’76, Senior Investigator in the Epidemiology Branch of the National Institute of Environmental Health... Read more »