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.
July 6, 2022 Extreme heat events could become more intense and frequent, increasing the risk of harm to health and global economies and deepening climate injustices, according to new research from Dr. Yuqiang Zhang at the Gillings School.
Preventative therapy for malaria has positive effect on baby birth weight, unless intestinal pathogens are present
June 29, 2022 Recently published in eBioMedicine, this study represents work that originated with the late Gillings School professor Dr. Steve Meshnick.
June 24, 2022 Removing the Medicaid requirement for prior approval to fill prescriptions for buprenorphine, a common treatment for opioid use disorder, could lead to more patients gaining access to this life-saving medication.
June 23, 2022 Infectious disease expert Dr. David Weber has reached a formidable hallmark: his 50th publication about coronaviruses and COVID-19. His research has played an important role in creating new policies and ways that we can keep ourselves and patients safe in community and hospital settings.
June 22, 2022 Dr. Nancy Messonnier, an influential leader in public health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and, most recently, the executive director for Pandemic Prevention and Health Systems at the Skoll Foundation, has been appointed dean of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, effective Sept. 1.
June 22, 2022 Top pharmaceutical research organization IQVIA has appointed Dr. Christina Mack, alumna and adjunct associate professor of epidemiology at UNC Gillings, as chief scientific officer for the company’s Real World Solutions arm.