September 15, 2022 During the Fall 2020 semester, UNC explored hybrid options to minimize COVID-19 transmission while still offering an on-campus experience for students. New research from the Gillings School sheds light on how this experience impacted COVID-19 cases among undergraduates.
Specific sequence of drugs reduces cost of treating metastatic breast cancer while preserving quality of life
September 13, 2022 For some types of metastatic breast cancer, giving standard chemotherapy drugs in a specific sequence can reduce overall costs and improve the value of care while preserving quality of life.
September 12, 2022 Dept. of Biostatistics is no. 1 among doctoral and undergraduate degree-granting programs in biostatistics, Kinue Beugre is featured by Science magazine and the NIH, and the public health community remembers Dr. Melvin Pinn Jr.
September 8, 2022 Dr. John Batsis and colleagues' analysis of Medicare’s annual wellness visits finds that the one-size-fits-all approach needs an upgrade to truly help seniors live more healthy lives.
September 8, 2022
Researchers in the Clinical Scholars program at UNC are uncovering new ways to ensure that inclusive leadership training can support institutional change and reduce the racial inequities perpetuated by health care systems.
September 7, 2022 Dorothy Cilenti and Leslie deRosset, in the UNC Gillings Department of Maternal and Child Health, are among the co-editors of a special supplement to the Maternal and Child Health Journal titled “Developing and Strengthening the Current and Future MCH Public Health Workforce: Building Capacity, Aligning Systems and Addressing Emerging Challenges.” The articles cover a wide range of topics related to the work of providing continuing education and workforce development to those working in state and local maternal and child health.
Healthy Helping program made fruits and vegetables affordable for more North Carolinians during the COVID-19 pandemic
September 1, 2022 North Carolinians living on low incomes who received a monthly fruit and vegetable benefit during the COVID-19 pandemic enjoyed the flexibility to choose more and a greater variety of nutritious foods during a time of profound food insecurity.
August 27, 2022 You know drinking alcohol isn’t the best thing for your health, but just how bad is it? After all, in the United States, two thirds of adults report some degree of alcohol use. In a new study, researchers propose updating alcohol container warning labels with clear guidance to help consumers make more informed decisions about how much they imbibe.
August 25, 2022
Recent doctoral alumna Victoria Shelus conducted her dissertation research in Bugoye, Uganda, to understand the role that local drug shops play in making antimalarial treatments more accessible and how they can be leveraged to manage the spread of malaria in the region.
August 18, 2022 Two teams of researchers from the Gillings School attempt to answer this question as part of the Policies and Programs section of the July issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal.