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UNC to become regional center for research on health workforce

March 09, 2004 CHAPEL HILL — The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Health Professions has awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a cooperative agreement to become the Southeast Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies.The agreement will provide $1.08 million to UNC’s Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research over... Read more »

Team Epi-Aid helps state investigate public health outbreaks, illness

March 05, 2004 CHAPEL HILL — State officials are regularly calling upon University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students to help investigate public health concerns close to home, such as the January gastrointestinal outbreak on the UNC campus. The results of their investigations are helping officials out of state, too: The U.S. Centers for... Read more »

Seminar explores public health issues and Internet surveillance

March 01, 2004 “Reaching the Disconnected Internet” is the topic of a Tuesday (March 2) lecture to be given by Paul Burden, vice president of Cyveillance, an Arlington, Va.-based company specializing in helping organizations monitor the Internet for identity theft, fraud, security risks, non-compliant product distribution and trademark infringement.The lecture is sponsored by the UNC... Read more »

Public Health's Okun to be honored Saturday

February 26, 2004 Dr. Daniel A. Okun, Kenan professor of environmental engineering emeritus in the UNC School of Public Health’s department of environmental sciences and engineering, will be honored Saturday (Feb. 28) by WaterPartners International.WaterPartners International will host its 12th annual Water for Life fund-raiser Saturday at UNC’s Morehead Building.The event will honor the contributions... Read more »

Public Health's Francisco receives new award named in his honor

February 26, 2004 Dr. Donald E. Francisco, clinical professor in the UNC School of Public Health’s department of environmental sciences and engineering, recently received an award named in his honor by the American Water Works Association’s N.C. section and the N.C. Water Environment Association.Francisco received the Donald E. Francisco Educator of the Year Award, which... Read more »

26th Minority Health Conference cancelled by snowstorm

February 26, 2004 The 26th Annual Minority Health Conference, “Health and the Built Environment: The Effects of Where We Live, Work and Play,” has this afternoon (Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004) been cancelled due to the threatening snowstorm now blanketing North Carolina.The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education has no open dates this spring... Read more »