May 6, 2013

We made quite an impact!
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Gillings School students won 13 of this year’s 41 Impact Awards. Presented annually by UNC’s Graduate School, the awards are given for graduate student research deemed to be “of exceptional benefit to the people of North Carolina.”

Making a difference in North Carolina are:

Joey Cresswell

Joey Cresswell

Joey Crosswell, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Coastal Waters and Implications for a Stormier Future

 

Alison Doernberg

Alison Doernberg

Alison Doernberg, Maternal and Child Health and Social Work
Supporting North Carolina Families Facing Cancer

 

Shellie Ellis

Shellie Ellis

Shellie Ellis, Health Policy and Management
Prostate Cancer Care Quality Not Affected by Race

 

Alexader Gorzalski

Alexader Gorzalski

Alexander Gorzalski, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Treating Groundwaters From the Castle Hayne and Peedee Aquifers

 

Zachary Kerr

Zachary Kerr

Zachary Kerr, Epidemiology
Municipal Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning to Support Safety

 

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Ashley Kranz

Ashley Kranz, Health Policy and Management
Comparing the Effect of Delivery Models for Preventing Dental Caries in Young Children

 

Lucia Leone

Lucia Leone

Lucia Leone, Nutrition
Increase Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Lower-Income Neighborhoods

 

Meghan Lewis

Meghan Lewis

Meghan Lewis, Public Health Leadership
Evaluating the Utilization of the Community Health Assessment

 

Kyle Messier

Kyle Messier

Kyle Messier, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Integrating Multiple GIS Methods for Estimation of Tetrachloroethylene

 

Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss, Health Behavior
Improving Uptake of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine to Improve Cervical Cancer Outcomes

 

Maya Nadimpalli

Maya Nadimpalli

Maya Nadimpalli, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Carriage of Antibiotic-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Livestock Workers and Household Members

 

Andrea Richardson

Andrea Richardson

Andrea Richardson, Nutrition
Dynamic Environments and Obesity: Risky Genes?

 

Alison Sanders

Alison Sanders

Alison Sanders, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Assessing Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury and Lead Levels in Pregnant Women

 

 

 

Stephanie Baker

Stephanie Baker

 

Stephanie Baker, doctoral candidate in health behavior, received the coveted Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished Service and was recognized along with the Impact awardees at a reception on April 10.

Read more about these outstanding students at gradschool.unc.edu.


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