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Satia Appointed Special Assistant to the Dean for Diversity

January 03, 2006 Jessie Satia, PhD, MPH, will return to the School of Public Health on Jan. 1, 2006, as Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition and Special Assistant to the Dean for Diversity. Dr. Satia served on the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty from January 2002 to April 2004 as Assistant Professor of Nutrition. From April... Read more »

Kosorok appointed chair of biostatistics, UNC School of Public Health

December 29, 2005 Michael R. Kosorok, PhD, has been named chair of the biostatistics department at the University of North Carolina’s School of Public Health, effective May 1, 2006. Kosorok currently serves as professor in the Department of Statistics and the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, and as affiliate professor in the Department of... Read more »

Satia Appointed Special Assistant to the Dean for Diversity

December 28, 2005 Dr. Jessie Satia Jessie Satia, PhD, MPH, will return to the School of Public Health on Jan. 1, 2006, as Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition and Special Assistant to the Dean for Diversity. Dr. Satia served on the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty from January 2002 to April 2004 as Assistant Professor of... Read more »

Researchers: more women physicians likely to choose pediatric subspecialties

December 12, 2005 Concerns among health care analysts that the majority of pediatricians in training are now women and that that might cause shortages in the future in pediatric subspecialties appear to be almost entirely unfounded, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study concludes.Unlike in the past, women pediatricians are increasingly likely... Read more »

Strunk named national program director of Active Living by Design

December 02, 2005 Photograph of Sarah Strunk Sarah Strunk has been named national program director of Active Living by Design, a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health. Strunk, a clinical instructor of health policy and administration at the UNC School of Public Health, has served as the... Read more »