Garcia wins the 2024 Gertrude M. Cox Award

April 4, 2024
Dr. Tanya Garcia has been honored with the 2024 Gertrude M. Cox Award by the Washington Statistical Society and RTI International.

Gillings School students visit RTI headquarters for annual PHield Trip

March 22, 2023
The Gillings School’s annual PHield Trip immerses students in the work of public health partners like RTI.

The Abstract: August 15, 2022

August 15, 2022
Hincapie-Castillo assesses COVID-19 dashboards in public schools, Rothenberg is named RTI International's Mentee of the Year and students from biostatistics are honored for research.

Researchers develop app to detect neglected tropical disease affecting millions of people worldwide

June 2, 2022
The new technology is estimated to detect cases of trachomatous trichiasis with 92% accuracy.

UNC Gillings-RTI “PHield Trip” highlights institutional partnerships, global health

May 13, 2022
RTI International and the Gillings School recently gave students an in-depth look at the broad impact of their partnership during the school’s annual “Virtual PHield Trip."

Annual Water and Health Conference convenes global experts to learn and share the latest on water

December 2, 2021
The Water and Health Conference hosted by the Water Institute at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has become the world’s largest annual international conference on water and health. This year’s conference, which was held virtually for the second time ever, brought together stakeholders from 122 countries around the world to advance their shared goal of increased access to water, sanitation and hygiene worldwide.

UNC awarded $5M for READDI collaboration to prevent future pandemics

November 11, 2021
RTI International, a nonprofit research institute, announced the winner of its Forethought Research Collaboration Challenge. The group of researchers working to combat the next pandemic, led by experts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will receive $5 million in seed funding to produce antiviral drugs for the future.

UNC-Chapel Hill named NIOSH Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health®

September 20, 2021
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has funded 10 Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health®, which promote policies, programs and practices that integrate protection from work-related safety and health hazards with promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts to advance worker well-being. The new Carolina Center of Excellence in Total Worker Health and Well-Being is housed within the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Activity trackers may help patients maintain physical activity after cardiac rehabilitation discharge

February 4, 2021
A new study that includes research from Dr. Kelly Evenson suggests that activity trackers could help patients maintain necessary levels of physical activity after they are discharged from outpatient cardiac rehabilitation.

New book details dangers of airborne pollutants, charts a path forward

January 12, 2021
The release of the book — co-authored by Dr. William Vizuete in the UNC Gillings Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering — coincides with heightened concerns about air quality around the world.

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