From the dean's desk (Spring, 2012)

If prevention is such a great idea, why don't more people practice it?

Preventing the spread of infectious diseases

Identifying proper treatments for eradicating infectious diseases is often “the easy part”

Preventing chronic, obesity-related diseases

Eating right for better health

Preventing environmental risk and redefining policy

Implementing programs and policies that improve people’s lives

Preventing health problems and birth defects, courtesy of genetics

The connection between choline and optimal health

Dreaming of a Time

Prevention was the seed from which North Carolina’s public health school grew

World of Difference Dinner

Celebrating locally produced foods

Class of 2012 Scholarship

Our alumni are motivated, dedicated, generous and involved!

Pfizer supports Innovation Lecture

Pfizer knows about innovation

Acknowledgements (Spring, 2012)

Thanks to our Foundation Board, Advisory Council and others who support Carolina Public Health

Preventing illness, preserving health

The epicenter of public health is prevention

What works to prevent cancer?

Changing human behavior and increased monitoring of environmental exposures

Preventing accidents, injuries and violence

Protective policies and practices to reduce chances of harm

Preventing risks to women, children and families

It's at the heart of public health

Preparedness as prevention

When disaster strikes, public health practitioners spring into action

January — May 2012 school news


We're glad we can say 'thanks!'

Mark Merrill has been an active alumnus for more than 25 years

John and Fledra Hatch

Looking toward the future

UNC public health faculty and staff members

Conducting prevention research respected around the world