Zhao receives The Graduate School Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

April 12, 2022
Dr. Bingxin Zhao, a doctoral graduate from the Gillings School's Department of Biostatistics, is one of four recipients of The Graduate School's 2022 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award.

New study explores intimate partner violence as precursor to suicide

April 11, 2022
Intimate partner violence is a precursor to 6.1% of all suicides, according to a new study led by health behavior researchers at UNC.

UNC landmark study paves the way for universal obstetric ultrasound

April 7, 2022
Establishing accurate gestational age with ultrasound early in pregnancy is essential to delivering high-quality care. Yet, the high cost for equipment and the need for trained sonographers limits its use in low-resource settings. A new study introduces a novel opportunity to democratize obstetric ultrasound.

Water supply portfolios must be viable for all partners

April 5, 2022
The need to invest in large and expensive new water infrastructure represents a significant challenge for water providers, especially given ongoing water affordability issues and the uncertainties associated with future demands and climate change. 

Gillings alum named founding dean of new College of Global Population Health

April 4, 2022
Dr. David Steeb was named dean of a school of public health in March 2022: the new College of Global Population Health, which the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri established to advance its vision for health education and research with a global focus.

Health, environmental focused messaging boosts Meatless Monday campaign

April 1, 2022
Messages that emphasize the health and environmental benefits of participating in Meatless Monday are an effective way to encourage people to eat less meat, according to new findings from Gillings School researchers.

Olshan to serve as Gillings School interim associate dean for research

March 30, 2022
Dr. Andrew Olshan has been named the interim associate dean for research at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Three Gillings students named 2022 Community Engagement Fellows

March 29, 2022
The Community Engagement Fellowship program at UNC-Chapel Hill awards a maximum of eight fellowships of up to $2,500 each year for engaged scholarship projects that are responsive to community priorities and have an academic connection. This year, three students of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health were chosen as fellows.

UNC Gillings remains No. 1 public school of public health in US

March 29, 2022
Once again, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health was ranked by peer leaders as the number one public school of public health in the United States — and tied for number two overall. The rankings were published on March 29, 2022, by U.S. News and World Report.

In memory of Fred Pfaender, dedicated teacher and mentor in environmental microbiology

March 23, 2022
The community at the Gillings School remembers the life of Dr. Fred Pfaender, emeritus professor of environmental sciences and engineering, who passed away on March 9 at the age of 78.

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