Risk of death rises as climate change causes nighttime temperatures to climb

August 8, 2022
Mortality rates from excessively hot nights caused by climate change are predicted to increase up to 60% across three countries by the end of the century, according to a new study that includes climate research from Dr. Yuqiang Zhang at the Gillings School.

Staley wins Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

August 4, 2022
Brooke Staley, a doctoral candidate in epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and former co-chair of the Minority Student Caucus, was selected as one of 38 awardees in the 2022 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship competition.

For people with diabetes, food insecurity is linked with higher odds of missing work, being hospitalized

July 25, 2022
Three UNC-Chapel Hill researchers studied the associations between food insecurity, health-related missed workdays and overnight hospitalizations among working-age adults with Type 2 diabetes.

Cuppari to advocate for facts as AGU Voices for Science Fellow

July 25, 2022
Rosa Cuppari, MS, has been named a Voices for Sciences Fellow by the AGU — an international, nonprofit scientific association that aims to “promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.”

Holliday to chair NC Board of Dietetics/Nutrition

July 22, 2022
The North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition — the licensing board for dietitians/nutritionists and nutritionists in the state — has elected Amanda Holliday to serve as its board chair for 2022-2023.

Mayer-Davis to serve UNC as dean of The Graduate School

July 22, 2022
Dr. Beth Mayer-Davis, Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Medicine and chair of the Department of Nutrition, has been appointed dean of The Graduate School, effective September 1.

Immune modulator drugs improved survival for people hospitalized with COVID-19

July 15, 2022
A clinical trial led by the NIH, with support from the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Gillings School, recently showed that using infliximab or abatacept to treat adults hospitalized with COVID-19 did not shorten recovery time but did improve survival rates.

Urban hospitals see rising admissions from rural Medicare patients

July 15, 2022
Medicare patients may be bypassing rural hospitals altogether and traveling longer distances to seek care at urban hospitals, according to new research from Hannah Friedman and Dr. Mark Holmes.

NIOSH honors UNC OSHERC faculty for program assisting workers with pandemic safety

July 14, 2022
The NIOSH COVID-19 Intergovernmental Personnel Act program, which included work from Drs. Leena Nylander-French and John Staley, was recognized as a finalist for the Bullard-Sherwood Research to Practice (r2p) Award for outstanding applications of occupational safety and safety health research to practice.

Case study shares example of closing health care disparities through antiracist organizing

July 13, 2022
Imagine a world where racial disparities in health care could be virtually eliminated. Actually, there is no need to imagine — it has already happened at a health care center in Greensboro, North Carolina, for Black and white patients with breast and lung cancer.

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