July 22, 2022 The North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition — the licensing board for dietitians/nutritionists and nutritionists in the state — has elected Amanda Holliday to serve as its board chair for 2022-2023.
July 22, 2022 Dr. Beth Mayer-Davis, Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Medicine and chair of the Department of Nutrition, has been appointed dean of The Graduate School, effective September 1.
July 15, 2022 A clinical trial led by the NIH, with support from the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Gillings School, recently showed that using infliximab or abatacept to treat adults hospitalized with COVID-19 did not shorten recovery time but did improve survival rates.
July 15, 2022 Medicare patients may be bypassing rural hospitals altogether and traveling longer distances to seek care at urban hospitals, according to new research from Hannah Friedman and Dr. Mark Holmes.
July 14, 2022 The NIOSH COVID-19 Intergovernmental Personnel Act program, which included work from Drs. Leena Nylander-French and John Staley, was recognized as a finalist for the Bullard-Sherwood Research to Practice (r2p) Award for outstanding applications of occupational safety and safety health research to practice.
July 13, 2022 Imagine a world where racial disparities in health care could be virtually eliminated. Actually, there is no need to imagine — it has already happened at a health care center in Greensboro, North Carolina, for Black and white patients with breast and lung cancer.
July 12, 2022 The Gillings School's Food Fitness and Opportunity Research Collaborative team is partnering with the Diversity Nurtures Achievements Community Youth Center in Duplin County, N.C., to invest in nutrition and education for community youth.
July 8, 2022 Dr. David Martinez is one of 10 postdoctoral researchers from underrepresented groups in science honored with Fred Hutch's fourth annual Dr. Eddie Méndez Award for outstanding research contributions.
July 7, 2022 With the FDA ordering Juul to stop selling their e-cigarette devices, UNC researchers, led by Dr. Ilona Jaspers, published the first study to compare the respiratory immune health effects of different types of devices.
July 6, 2022 Dr. Raz Shaikh has been named director-at-large for nutrition science mechanisms on the American Society for Nutrition's board of directors.