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Loomis Named Interim Epi Chair

December 01, 2005 Photograph of Dana Loomis, MS, MSPH, PhD Dana Loomis, MS, MSPH, PhD, has been named interim chair of the UNC-CH School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology. “I am delighted that Dr. Loomis agreed to serve as interim chair,” said Dean Barbara K. Rimer. “We have one of the top two epidemiology... Read more »

Mia Hamm, Jennie Finch and Vince Carter Challenge Five Million Children

December 01, 2005 National Program Helps Children Reach Goal of 60 Minutes of Physical Activity Each Day. Photograph of children with soccer balls Mia Hamm, U.S. Olympic gold medalist and World Cup soccer star, Jennie Finch, U.S. Olympic gold medalist and Chicago Bandits softball star, and Vince Carter, U.S. Olympic gold medalist, NBA All-Star, and... Read more »

Mebane named Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

November 23, 2005 Felicia Mebane, Ph.D., was named Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, effective Dec. 1, 2005.Dr. Mebane joined the School in July 2001 as an assistant professor of Health Policy and Administration. Her research focuses on how journalists report on health policy issues. Currently, she teaches two graduate-level courses and will continue to teach... Read more »

Cai Named Interim Bios Chair

November 23, 2005 Photograph of Jianwen Cai, PhD Jianwen Cai, PhD, has been named interim chair of the UNC-CH School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics. “Jianwen is accomplished in both statistical methodology and various subject matter areas, including obesity,” said School of Public Health Dean Barbara K. Rimer. “She is a very productive researcher... Read more »