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UNC School of Public Health Adds To Dean's Leadership Team

November 04, 2005 Photograph of Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH, Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has added several faculty and staff members to her leadership team. Rimer became dean June 1.The additions are Peggy Leatt, PhD, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs;... Read more »

AHCJ board elects Hobbs to fill vacant position

October 28, 2005 Suzanne Havala Hobbs CHAPEL HILL – Suzanne Havala Hobbs has been named to the board of directors of the Association of Health Care Journalists and the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. Hobbs is associate director of the Doctoral Program in Health Leadership for the Department of Health Policy and Administration... Read more »

UNC center receives grant for public health preparedness

October 20, 2005 The N.C. Center for Public Health Preparedness will receive more than $1 million in renewed funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this year.Formed in 2000, the center is part of the UNC School of Public Health’s Institute for Public Health and works to help public health professionals develop... Read more »

Cohen receives society's highest honor for lifetime achievement in research

October 18, 2005 Dr. Myron S. Cohen, J. Herbert Bate distinguished professor of medicine and microbiology and immunology in UNC’s School of Medicine and of epidemiology in UNC’s School of Public Health, has received the 2005 Thomas Parran Award from the American Venereal Disease Association.The award, presented in early October at the 43rd meeting of... Read more »

Chavious wins NC Public Health Association Rankin Award

October 17, 2005 ASHEVILLE As a continuing education specialist at the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, Barbara O. Chavious was renowned for her energy, enthusiasm and understanding of the public health issues facing North Carolina. She touched the lives of people throughout the state, bringing new skills to many public health professionals and, through... Read more »