Holliday brings expertise to NC Task Force on Healthy Aging

June 1, 2022
Amanda Holliday is working to address elder food insecurity in North Carolina. An associate professor in the Department of Nutrition at the Gillings School, she also serves on a new state Task Force on Healthy Aging.

Two public health leadership students receive NC Schweitzer Fellowships

June 1, 2022
Carrie Alspaugh and Jeannie Salisbury from the Gillings School are among 28 graduate students across the state who were selected as North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellows.

Gaps in screening leave many NC children at risk of lead exposure

June 1, 2022
Exposure to lead can be harmful to a child's development. A new study led by Gillings School alumna Dr. Elizabeth Kamai suggests that North Carolina's current high-risk screening practices may fail to identify thousands of children with elevated blood lead levels.

Sanitation innovation holds promise but must consider risks to users

May 27, 2022
In an invited perspective written earlier this year, UNC Gillings faculty member Dr. Joe Brown weighs innovative strategies for more productive use of human and animal waste with potential negative side effects.

UNC research identifies genetic variations linked to brain activity, mental health

May 27, 2022
Researchers have uncovered 45 common genetic variations that could help health care providers better understand the genetic factors that impact behavioral and mental health and identify those who may be at higher risk for neurological disorders.

Cooperation rewards water utilities

May 25, 2022
Mark Twain is attributed with the quote, “Whisky is for drinking, and water is for fighting over!” But what if, when it comes to urban water utilities, cooperation yields more benefits than going it alone?

How would electric school bus charging benefit the power grid and environment?

May 25, 2022
In a recent study, faculty member Dr. Noah Kittner contributed to an innovative model that demonstrates how electric school bus charging schedules could aid in energy storage.

Floor waxing could be an important source of PFAS contamination, with increased occupational health risks for workers

May 25, 2022
There’s a special satisfaction that comes from walking on perfectly shined floors — but is it worth the potential risk to floor waxing workers? A study published earlier this year measured per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in dust and airborne particulate matter during professional floor stripping and waxing. Researchers concluded that significantly higher levels of PFAS were present during floor waxing.

Researchers evaluate diagnostic testing landscape for tick-borne disease in the Southeast

May 25, 2022
Tick-borne disease and Lyme are not synonymous, especially in North Carolina. If anything, other pathogens like rickettsia and ehrlichia are much more common, and testing should reflect that, researchers say.

UNC-Chapel Hill receives $65M from NIH for antiviral drug development center

May 20, 2022
Building on the work of READDI, the NIH-funded center will develop oral antivirals to combat pandemic-level viruses like COVID-19.

...
26
27
28
1
24
25
29
30
31
32
375
...
RELATED PAGES
CONTACT INFORMATION
Visit our communications and marketing team page.
Contact sphcomm@unc.edu with any media inquiries or general questions.

Communications and Marketing Office
125 Rosenau Hall
CB #7400
135 Dauer Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400