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New study examines COVID-19 cases among UNC students during Fall 2020

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.

The Abstract: September 12, 2022

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.

Maternal and child health supplement provides strategies to strengthen the workforce

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.

Researchers suggest more detailed alcohol warning labels could reduce health harms

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.