Strategic Themes

From awareness to action: The Gillings School takes on stroke

May 22, 2019
Each May — National Stroke Awareness Month — people become acutely aware of the enormous challenge that strokes pose for individual well-being and public health. At the Gillings School, researchers and students confront the challenge year-round.

Physical activity is one of the keys to cancer prevention

May 15, 2019
Cancer researchers advocate that physical activity and exercise should be chief components of cancer care and prevention. This week in Chapel Hill, scientists from the American Institute of Cancer Research confirm the direct influence of regular exercise upon reducing cancer risk as part of their annual meeting.