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Weinberger recognized by AHRQ for excellence in mentoring

  May 26, 2005 CHAPEL HILL – Dr. Morris Weinberger, a faculty member of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), has won the 2005 John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) the health services research arm of... Read more »

UNC joins others to form state's first collaborative stroke registry

May 19, 2005 CHAPEL HILL – Working together, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, state health officials and Clinipace Inc., a Research Triangle Park-based software company, have designed and established one of the nation’s first four statewide stroke registries.The U.S. Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) is supporting the effort with... Read more »

UNC cancer experts to join with community groups to reduce health disparities

May 13, 2005 CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Program on Ethnicity, Culture and Health Outcomes (ECHO) and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have been awarded a five-year grant to take a community approach to reducing health disparities in the adult African-American population.The National Cancer Institute awarded UNC $3.9... Read more »

Edenton native receives public health's Kaluzny Distinguished Alumni Award

May 12, 2005 Jerry Parks, an alumnus of UNC’s School of Public Health, was awarded the Arnold D. Kaluzny Distinguished Alumni Award at the recent 2005 Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture.The award recognizes graduates of the School of Public Health’s Public Health Leadership Program who have exhibited outstanding leadership in public health practice. Parks,... Read more »