March 26, 2020 First-year Master of Public Health student Makala Carrington has been driven by a desire to meet public health needs since her days as an undergraduate. Her commitment to service and academic achievement recently earned her three awards at the APHA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
March 26, 2020 Daniel Malawsky will attend the University of Cambridge and pursue a doctoral degree in genomic sciences.
March 18, 2020 Seeing a need to address gaps in public health communication efforts, health behavior graduate students Emily Newman and Kathryn Carpenter have launched a new business venture, Newman Carpenter.
March 16, 2020 As countries around the globe work to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 — which causes the illness COVID-19 — researchers and practitioners in every discipline at the Gillings School are turning their expertise into action to support the pandemic response.
March 11, 2020 Jessica Soldavini, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nutrition at the Gillings School, is the winner of the first-ever UNC Greensboro/North Carolina Campus Compact Engaged Scholarship Prize in the graduate student category. She received a $500 award during the 2020 PACE Conference.
Governments need rigorous and consistent standards to address environmental health for people who are displaced
March 6, 2020 Forcibly displaced people face a number of environmental health challenges that can vastly differ depending on the response by the countries that host them. New research from the Gillings School calls for a consistent and thorough set of standards that can address these challenges holistically.
March 3, 2020 Jennifer Richmond and Samuel Baxter are both doctoral candidates at the UNC Gillings School. They’re also emerging leaders with plans to make patient care — and the public health field — more equitable.
February 6, 2020 Malawsky is one of 15 American scholars selected for this research-focused award, which provides funding for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.
February 4, 2020 Can vitamin D influence the link between a group of unhealthy chemicals and breast cancer? With new funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), doctoral student Joyce Rhoden will investigate that exact question.
February 4, 2020 EMS transport times are higher for patients in rural areas of the United State than for those in urban areas, and new research from doctoral student Katherine Miller's team has found that hospital closures in rural areas increase those transport times.