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Saldanha awarded $40K AHA Corris Boyd Scholarship

August 23, 2019
As the Gillings School kicks off fall semester, incoming Master of Health Administration student Violetta Saldanha is ahead of the game. Over the summer, she was awarded the $40,000 HCA Corris Boyd Scholarship from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration and HCA Healthcare.

Gillings School grad students report on health impact of HB2

July 30, 2019
In March 2016, the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act — commonly known as HB2 — became law in North Carolina. While the statewide economic ramifications of HB2 have been well-documented, little attention was given to the ways HB2 might have impacted the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals and communities in the state.

CAHME awards scholarship to UNC Gillings' Kelly Page

May 17, 2019
The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education has awarded the first Judy Baar Topinka Foundation Scholarship for Health Policy to Kelly Page, a first year Master of Healthcare Administration student in the Health Policy and Management Department.

Gillings student explores link between eviction and poor health in new website

May 15, 2019
"Disrupted: Eviction & Health in Durham, NC" is a website and exhibit that offers a glimpse into how eviction often leads to poor health outcomes. The project, which sheds light on this issue in Durham, North Carolina, is the work of Karla Jimenez-Magdaleno, a dual Master’s degree candidate in public health and city and regional planning.