December graduate helps Maui fire recovery

December 11, 2023
David Kim’s degree in health care administration and his military and work experience prepared him to respond.

Haynes-Maslow receives Humana Foundation grant to study meal-delivery program for seniors

December 8, 2023
The program also provides seniors with social-connectedness programs to address mental and physical health.

Gillings School announces new Department of Public Health Leadership and Practice, new NCIPH director

December 7, 2023
The department will unite the Public Health Leadership Program and the North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH), with the goal of strengthening and elevating the scholarship of leadership and practice at the Gillings School.

Can Medicaid be a solution to the problem of underinsurance?

December 7, 2023
Health policy and management researchers at the Gillings School have found some evidence that the ACA expansion of Medicaid eligibility may have led to fewer underinsured people nationwide.

Researchers uncover hidden toll mothers face in NICU

December 6, 2023
The study — recognized as one of the top-cited articles of 2021-2022 — unveils the often-overlooked challenges faced by mothers with hospitalized infants in a NICU. 

Researchers receive $1.2 million grant to improve cancer screening tracking

December 4, 2023
The grant will fund research designed to facilitate more widespread cancer screening and early detection, culminating in reduced cancer mortality. Specifically, the researchers will use data from CIPHR to create new tools based on insurance claims that more efficiently measure and compare cancer screening use across small geographic areas and groups of people.

UNC Gillings School puts a global focus on water and health

December 1, 2023
Today more than 2 billion people worldwide live without access to safely managed drinking water and more than 3 billion live without safely managed sanitation services. The Water and Health Conference, hosted by the Water Institute at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, marshals global collaboration to address the world’s drinking water and sanitation challenges.  

UNC Gillings employees provide advocacy for School, University peers

November 30, 2023
Staff and faculty from the Gillings School are providing representation on important opportunities, challenges and needs for UNC employees through organizations within the Gillings School and the University at large.

NC Institute for Public Health backs the work of local health departments

With funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, NCIPH leads programs that build a stronger public health workforce.

Epidemiology studies still use outdated practices when considering race

November 29, 2023
New Gillings-led research found that most studies in two prominent epidemiology journals treat race and ethnicity as confounding variables – a practice that can mask the complex connection between systemic racism and health effects.

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