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Gillings researchers receive EPA grant to study PFAS in outdoor air

May 18, 2022
Environmental sciences and engineering researchers at the Gillings School have been awarded nearly $800,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop new analytical methods that can improve the detection of emerging air pollutants like PFAS.

Prenatal substance use linked to inadequate prenatal, perinatal care

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.

Salzberg receives inaugural Faculty Award for Global Excellence

May 11, 2022
Dr. Aaron Salzberg, director of The UNC Water Institute, is one of three Carolina faculty to receive the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs’ inaugural Faculty Award for Global Excellence in recognition of his contributions to advance global partnerships, education and research at UNC.