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November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kavita Singh Ongechi, PhD, associate professor of maternal and child health, will be giving one of four TEDX-style presentations as a winner of the annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, given to researchers conducting innovative work in their fields.
The late Phillip Hettleman, a member of the UNC class of 1921, and his wife Ruth established the prestigious award in 1986 in order to recognize the achievements of outstanding junior faculty.
Other 2019 Hettleman Prize awardees are: Uffe Bergeton, associate professor in the Asian studies department within the College of Arts & Sciences; and from the School of Medicine, Li Qian, associate professor in the pathology and laboratory medicine department, and Greg Wang, associate professor in the biochemistry and biophysics department.