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.

Healthy Helping program made fruits and vegetables affordable for more North Carolinians during the COVID-19 pandemic

September 1, 2022
North Carolinians living on low incomes who received a monthly fruit and vegetable benefit during the COVID-19 pandemic enjoyed the flexibility to choose more and a greater variety of nutritious foods during a time of profound food insecurity.

Kosorok named president-elect of Institute of Mathematical Statistics

August 30, 2022
Dr. Michael R. Kosorok has been named president-elect of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, a nonprofit organization that fosters the development and dissemination of theory and applications of statistics and probability.

Monaco named assistant dean of undergraduate degree programs

August 29, 2022
Dr. Jane Monaco will serve as the Gillings School's assistant dean of undergraduate degree programs beginning Sept. 1.

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.

Shelus studies antimalarial drug use and practice at drug shops in Uganda

August 25, 2022
Recent doctoral alumna Victoria Shelus conducted her dissertation research in Bugoye, Uganda, to understand the role that local drug shops play in making antimalarial treatments more accessible and how they can be leveraged to manage the spread of malaria in the region.

During a formula shortage is the perfect time to talk about milk sharing

August 18, 2022
Learn more about the Lactation and Infant Feeding in Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) Initiative from the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute.

Which strategies will really make North Carolinians healthier?

August 18, 2022
Two teams of researchers from the Gillings School attempt to answer this question as part of the Policies and Programs section of the July issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal.

More steps per day tied with lower diabetes risk

August 18, 2022
"Our message is that people should take as many steps as possible throughout the day at any walk pace, trying to work in a brisk walk for part of the day to gain the greatest benefit in lowering their risk of diabetes."

Wiesman named associate dean for practice at UNC Gillings School

August 18, 2022
Dr. John Wiesman has been appointed associate dean for practice at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. In this senior leadership role, he will provide guidance to achieve the school’s vision and goals for putting public health training into action.

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