November 14, 2022 A new study led by epidemiologists at the Gillings School highlights the challenges that jails in the South face when trying to implement COVID-19 control measures.
More evidence that pandemic-era Healthy Helping program improved diet quality for North Carolinians with food insecurity
November 10, 2022 A new study underscores the positive impact of the Healthy Helping produce prescription program that provided North Carolinians facing food insecurity with $40 a month to spend on fruits and vegetables during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 4, 2022 With multiple faculty recruitments underway and more on the horizon, Dean Nancy Messonnier is investing in new systems to ensure that UNC Gillings consistently engages a diverse pool of applicants and hires a cohort who will continue to diversify the School.
October 31, 2022 UNC infectious disease experts Drs. William Fischer and David Wohl, in collaboration with UNC Hospitals and Gillings School colleagues, will lead a Regional Emerging Special Pathogen Treatment Center funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response.
October 28, 2022 Dr. Barbara Turpin is part of a panel of experts commissioned by the National Academies to address the need for critical research into the chemistry of wildfires that encroach into developed communities and can cause long-term health harm.
October 26, 2022 As part of a special issue of the American Journal of Public Health, Gillings nutrition experts partnered with community breastfeeding advocates to co-develop a study exploring the challenges that lactation professionals and supporters experience in Appalachia.
October 19, 2022 The National Cancer Institute awarded $9.3 million in support of two five-year research projects led by researchers at UNC.
Humanitarian Health Initiative supports frontline response to improve maternal and child health in Sierra Leone
October 17, 2022 The Humanitarian Health Initiative worked with Sierra Leone nongovernmental organization Rural Health Care Initiative to increase the impact of its response to the country’s maternal mortality crisis.
October 14, 2022 For the fourth consecutive year, the Gillings School has been named a recipient of the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for commitment and ongoing promotion of inclusive excellence.
October 13, 2022 New research in Maputo, Mozambique, suggests there are broader benefits of high-quality toilets beyond reducing infectious disease.