Gillings experts advise on NCIOM's 30 strategies to support healthy aging in NC

October 31, 2023
Two Gillings School experts are among an interdisciplinary NCIOM task force that has released 12 actionable recommendations supported by 30 total strategies for improving social connections, falls prevention, food and nutrition security, and mobility among aging North Carolinians.

Gillings MPH graduates propose community building program for LGBTQ+ adults in Durham

October 27, 2023
Three recent Gillings School alumni sought to create a program for positive LGBTQ+ representation and connection in Durham County, North Carolina, in their master's paper project.

For Black women, more education and social support may not offset mental health impact of early life disadvantage

October 27, 2023
New research from Gillings School epidemiologists suggest higher education and social support do not reduce the risk of depressive symptoms for Black women.

The Abstract: October 23, 2023

October 23, 2023
Two UNC alumni named to ASPPH/CDC fellowship, Dr. Shabbar Ranapurwala receives new grant funding and UNC CFAR researchers continue to rank high in citation impact.

Hatch honored for his commitment to public health

October 17, 2023
John Hatch is being honored by the Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community for his commitment to public health.

Fry selected as member of the EPA Science Advisory Board and Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee

October 17, 2023
Rebecca Fry to serve on the Environmental Protection Agency's scientific advisory board.

Fry and O’Shea Secure Major NIH Grant to Propel Research on Child Health Outcomes

October 17, 2023
Fry and O'Shea receive 2.1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue their participation in the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program.

Covenant Scholar enjoying the ride

October 12, 2023
Through her health policy studies and skateboarding, Louise Hoff is finding community in Chapel Hill.

NIH and FDA award $18.6M to UNC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

October 11, 2023
The National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have awarded the UNC Tobacco Center for Regulatory Science $18.6 million to further research into tobacco product regulations. The center is led by Dr. Kurt Ribisl, chair of the Department of Health Behavior at the UNC Gillings School.

Weber receives Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award for 2023 University Day

October 10, 2023
Each year, the Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award recognizes the outstanding service of a member of the voting faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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