November 23, 2022 The First Annual Global Health Scholars Symposium took place on Nov. 11, sponsored by the Institute of Global Health & Infectious Diseases and the Gillings School. The symposium showcased over 30 investigators from UNC and global sites around the world, including doctoral students, doctoral candidates, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty.
November 23, 2022 Senior Director of Facilities Brent Wishart talks about the many ways that the facilities management team keeps students, faculty and staff at the Gillings School safe from health and safety hazards.
November 22, 2022 Gillings researchers have identified several types of PFAS -- toxic substances commonly called "forever chemicals" -- in airborne particles near a manufacturing plant in Fayetteville, N.C., which are contributing to harmful pollution and environmental justice concerns in the community.
November 21, 2022 A collaboration between Carolina and NC A&T is focused on strengthening birthing teams, including lactation consultants and doulas.
November 18, 2022 A research team led by Dr. Julia Rager has received more than $500,000 in funding from the EPA's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program to study toxic mixtures of chemicals in wildfire smoke.
November 14, 2022 In partnership with multiple community agencies across the Triangle, the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Women’s Health Research has received funding — approximately $2.5 million per year for five years — from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to identify strategies for implementing pregnancy-related hypertension best practices in the outpatient setting.
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.
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 20, 2022 The National Cancer Institute has awarded UNC researchers $10.9 million in funding to further enhance treatment solutions for pancreatic cancer by focusing on key challenges to identifying, producing and directing new therapies.