May 27, 2022 Researchers have uncovered 45 common genetic variations that could help health care providers better understand the genetic factors that impact behavioral and mental health and identify those who may be at higher risk for neurological disorders.
May 18, 2022 Excessive drinking cost North Carolinians $9.73 billion, or $2.09 per drink, in 2017 – a 38% increase over excessive drinking costs in 2010.
May 16, 2022 Karlyn Conery, a Master of Public Health student in the Leadership in Practice concentration, is one of 22 undergraduate and graduate students selected for a summer 2022 internship with the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
May 11, 2022 Gillings School maternal and child health researchers found that people who engage in prenatal substance use are more likely to initiate prenatal care later and receive inadequate care before and after birth, with the most pronounced differences in those who report illicit substance use.
May 9, 2022 During the Gillings School’s 2022 Commencement celebration on May 7, 517 students were awarded degrees.
April 26, 2022 Carolina’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, Alpha of North Carolina, was founded in 1904.
April 19, 2022 The Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center at UNC-Chapel Hill aims to address systemic racism in maternal health and reduce inequities in maternal mortality through workforce training that centers equity.
April 18, 2022 Dane Emmerling, Lee Doyle and Hanna Huffstetler are the inaugural winners of the Gillings School Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) Awards.
April 14, 2022 Dr. Ronald Strauss and doctoral student Dane Emmerling are among ten Carolina faculty, staff, students and organizations recognized at the 23rd annual Public Service Awards on April 12 for outstanding contributions to the campus and broader communities.
April 11, 2022 Intimate partner violence is a precursor to 6.1% of all suicides, according to a new study led by health behavior researchers at UNC.