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Mark Sobsey honored at retirement symposium

December 4, 2018
A daylong event on Nov. 30 celebrated Dr. Mark Sobsey's more than 40-year career as an environmental scientist. One of the tributes announced at the event is the establishment of a professorship in his honor.

Parents, providers in five countries approve of new two-dose HPV vaccination

November 5, 2018
Mothers of and health care providers for adolescent girls in Argentina, Malaysia, South Africa, South Korea and Spain prefer the two-dose, rather than three-dose, HPV vaccination schedule, according to research by epidemiology doctoral student Jessica Islam and others. The study brings hope that decreasing costs and doctor visits will lead to improved vaccination coverage and lower rates of HPV-associated cancers. Photo by Pan American Health Organization.

Students win Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Case Competition

October 29, 2018 Three health policy and management students at the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health won first prize in the second annual 2018 UNC Healthcare Case Competition, hosted by the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Healthcare Club on Oct. 26-27 in Chapel Hill.

Doctoral students receive NIDA dissertation awards

October 21, 2018 Jessica Young and Sara Levintow, epidemiology doctoral students, have each received two-year R36 dissertation awards from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to support completion of their doctoral dissertation research projects in the field of drug use research.