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MPH@UNC student Fawn Rhodes receives health equity award

December 5, 2022
Fawn Rhodes is a student in the Gillings School's online Master of Public Health program and the first-ever public health equity coordinator for New Hanover County Health and Human Services. Earlier this year, the New Hanover County Office of Diversity and Equity recognized her dedication to expanding and elevating equity and diversity throughout the community.

Scholars present during the first annual Global Health Scholars Symposium

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.

The Abstract: November 21, 2022

November 21, 2022
Faculty receive funding for new and interdisciplinary projects, and Gillings community members are honored for impact, research and scholarship.

The Abstract: October 24, 2022

October 24, 2022
Amazing honors and new research from Gillings School faculty, students and alumni, who are continuing to be recognized for the impact they make on public health.

'Naloxone shortage is over,’ says co-founder of Remedy Alliance

October 3, 2022
“The affordable naloxone shortage is over,” says Dr. Nabarun (Nab) Dasgupta, Gillings Innovation Fellow and senior scientist at the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center. Dasgupta is describing his work with nonprofit organization Remedy Alliance/For The People, which recently shipped the first batches of a new, more affordable version of naloxone — a drug that reverses opioid overdose.

How epidemiology researchers discuss race and ethnicity

September 28, 2022
How do you study race and racism when there’s no consensus on how these terms are used in research? New research from a collaborative team of doctoral students tackles this question and provides guidance for researchers across disciplines.