May 11, 2022 Gillings School maternal and child health researchers found that people who engage in prenatal substance use are more likely to initiate prenatal care later and receive inadequate care before and after birth, with the most pronounced differences in those who report illicit substance use.
April 21, 2022 UNC researchers across disciplines are harnessing the power of a new plastic to remove pollutants from drinking water. Their work just got a significant boost from the state legislature.
April 19, 2022 The Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center at UNC-Chapel Hill aims to address systemic racism in maternal health and reduce inequities in maternal mortality through workforce training that centers equity.
April 13, 2022 Researchers from Penn State and the Gillings School identified 42 regions of the genome related to health and growth by examining data from Hispanic/Latino individuals.
April 12, 2022 Dr. Bingxin Zhao, a doctoral graduate from the Gillings School's Department of Biostatistics, is one of four recipients of The Graduate School's 2022 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award.
April 11, 2022 Intimate partner violence is a precursor to 6.1% of all suicides, according to a new study led by health behavior researchers at UNC.
April 7, 2022 Establishing accurate gestational age with ultrasound early in pregnancy is essential to delivering high-quality care. Yet, the high cost for equipment and the need for trained sonographers limits its use in low-resource settings. A new study introduces a novel opportunity to democratize obstetric ultrasound.
April 5, 2022 The need to invest in large and expensive new water infrastructure represents a significant challenge for water providers, especially given ongoing water affordability issues and the uncertainties associated with future demands and climate change.
April 1, 2022 Messages that emphasize the health and environmental benefits of participating in Meatless Monday are an effective way to encourage people to eat less meat, according to new findings from Gillings School researchers.
March 22, 2022 A pill form of remdesivir expands the work of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to develop effective and easy-to-use treatments for COVID-19.