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UNC programs receive more than $6 million

September 01, 2004 CHAPEL HILL — Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health programs recently received funding allocations to help the state’s public health professionals enhance skills in responding to possible health threats.The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has renewed funding for the N.C. Center for Public Health... Read more »

UNC's total research receipts jump 7.5 percent during fiscal 2004

August 20, 2004 CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s sponsored research funding jumped 7.5 percent in fiscal 2004 to $577.6 million – up from $537.4 million in 2003.The new totals, finalized recently by the university’s Office of Sponsored Research (OSR), showed overall increases in research grants awarded to faculty from... Read more »

2004 APHA Conference to take place November 6-10 in Washington D.C.

August 03, 2004 Mark your calendars now for this year’s APHA conference! Please join the Carolina School of Public Health for food, fellowship and networking during the American Public Health Association annual meeting to be held November 6-10 in Washington, D.C.Additionally, area alumni, colleagues and friends are invited to a reception on Monday, November 8... Read more »

'Get Kids in Action' launches online child's BMI calculator

July 23, 2004 CHAPEL HILL — “Get Kids in Action,” a partnership between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health and The Gatorade Co., has launched an online body mass index, or BMI, calculator specific to children.The calculator was developed in response to the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation –... Read more »

SHAC Outreach receives national award for innovative health promotion program

July 21, 2004 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently honored SHAC Outreach, the newest program within the UNC Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC), with third place among interdisciplinary entries for the Secretary’s Award for Innovations in Health Promotion.The Secretary’s Award recognizes the nation’s innovative health promotion programs designed by students. Students from... Read more »