September 27, 2019 The recipients are doctoral student Melissa Stockton and Bachelor of Science in Public Health graduates Erin Danford and Abigail Gancz.
September 23, 2019 Do substance use disorders and long-term opioid therapy have a connection with firearm-related suicide? Josie Caves Sivaraman, a doctoral student of epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School and graduate research assistant at UNC's Injury Prevention Research Center, will use a $25,000 grant to investigate this question.
September 3, 2019 Over the summer, students and faculty from the Gillings School joined forces with colleagues from Universidad San Francisco de Quito to conduct a study on water and food insecurity in the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador.
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.
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.
July 9, 2019 “Traditional food insecurity trends are not applicable to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.” That’s how Rawan Ajeen, a recent graduate of the Gillings School, summarizes her findings on food insecurity in Yemen.
June 12, 2019 Allie Atkeson, Adrienne Lloyd and Laura Ellen Powis were among the 19 recipients of the David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship. Atkeson and Powis are both master’s students in the maternal and child health department, and Lloyd is a master’s student in the health behavior department.
May 30, 2019 Nikki Behnke, a graduate students with a passion to help solve water, sanitation and hygiene issues, is one of 106 students nationwide to receive a David L. Boren Fellowship for 2019.
May 21, 2019 Areej Hussein and Hailey Jenkins, both students in the nutrition department, will receive funding toward international research in the Philippines, Russia and Greece.
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.