January 17, 2020 The Department of Health Policy and Management has been named a recipient of the Award for Sustainability in Healthcare Management Education and Practice by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education and Canon Solutions America.
January 16, 2020 At the November 2019 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association Dr. Gene Matthews was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement in Public Health Law award.
January 16, 2020 Dr. John S. Preisser has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study incomplete stepped-wedge designs for pragmatic cluster-randomized trials.
January 14, 2020 Dr. Taya Jackson Scott, former chief administrative officer and chief of staff at the Morehouse School of Medicine, has been named the new vice dean of the Gillings School, effective January 27.
January 14, 2020 UNC-Chapel Hill researchers examined how negative media coverage of the HPV vaccine impacted vaccination rates in Denmark to better understand the damage misinformation causes.
Gillings research on broad-spectrum antiviral could aid public health response to coronavirus outbreaks
January 10, 2020 New research from scientists at the Gillings School reveals that, in mice, remdesivir is more therapeutically effective against the Middle East respiratory coronavirus (MERS-CoV) than comparative antiviral treatments. This broad-spectrum antiviral drug could help public health workers respond more rapidly to coronavirus outbreaks.
January 7, 2020 Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen is a professor of nutrition and the associate dean for research at the Gillings School. Recently, she was appointed to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases' Advisory Council.
January 3, 2020 Doctoral student Rumana Rabbani has taken a leadership role in empowering community health workers to address health inequities faced by those in marginalized communities.
Coronell named to Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research's 2019 "Class of Influential Researchers"
December 20, 2019 Dr. Orlando Coronell has been selected as a member of the 2019 Class of Influential Researchers by the American Chemical Society's Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research editorial team.
December 19, 2019 Women who routinely use permanent hair dye may have a higher risk of breast cancer, according to research conducted by Carolyn Eberle, a doctoral student of epidemiology at the Gillings School.