Marijuana Legalization: Brain Science, Community Impact and Risk Prevention

All are invited to register for this free symposium on the topic of marijuana legalization on Feb. 22. Representatives from basic science and community-based prevention will discuss strategies to respond appropriately to spreading changes in state policies. Participants will learn from Colorado's experience with legalization and also discuss North Carolina's current strategy. Learn more and... Read more »

Facul-Tea with Michele Rivkin-Fish

Celebrate International Women's Day with the Russian Flagship Program! Grab a cup of tea (or coffee!) and join us for a chat with Dr. Michele Rivkin-Fish, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology. Learn more about Dr. Rivkin-Fish's personal experiences in the region and what led her to her current focus on health care in... Read more »

Dissertation Defense: Sejin Lee

Sejin Lee will defend her dissertation research on March 15 at noon. The topic of her dissertation is "Real-world treatment patterns and outcomes for patients with advanced melanoma: Immunotherapy vs... Read more »

Semblie: Introduction and New Feature Demo

Join the NC TraCS Institute for a live training session for Semblie, a free platform for developing digital health interventions. Semblie was designed with the needs of public health researchers and practitioners in mind. This web-based platform makes it easy to create interactive decision aids and tailored health education tools. This session will introduce the... Read more »

2022 Lambeth Lecture with Dr. Mandy Cohen

Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall 135 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Dr. Mandy Cohen will present "Emerging from the Covid Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?" for the 2022 Thomas Willis Lambeth Lecture in Public Policy. Please join UNC Public... Read more »

Planning Implementation Strategies using Implementation Mapping

Please join NC TraCS and Maria Fernandez, PhD, for a seminar – Planning implementation strategies using Implementation Mapping – on April 12 at 8 a.m. EDT. Implementation Mapping (IM) provides a systematic process for developing strategies to improve the adoption, implementation, and maintenance of evidence-based interventions in real-world settings. In this seminar, learn how IM... Read more »

Health Policy and Management “Visiting Scholar Day:” Rachel Hardeman, PhD

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Rachel R. Hardeman, PhD, tenured Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health and Blue Cross Endowed Professor in Health and Racial Equity, will give a lecture titled, “Examining Racism in Health Services Research: Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities.” Dr. Hardeman is a reproductive health equity researcher and... Read more »

Advancing Implementation Science in Precision Public Health: Ensuring Health Equity and Balancing Evolution and Sustainment

Join Dr. David Chambers on April 27 at 2 p.m. EDT for a virtual seminar on implementation science in precision public health. This talk will discuss challenges and opportunities, assumptions and ongoing activities toward advancing implementation science in the context of dynamic systems, an evolving evidence base and a desire to sustain effective health interventions... Read more »

NACCHO Student Chapter Panel on Health in All Policies

Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a collaborative approach that integrates and articulates health considerations into policymaking across sectors to improve the health of all communities and people. Join the NACCHO Student Chapter at UNC for a virtual panel discussion about the future of advancing the HiAP framework to improve health outcomes and achieve health... Read more »

Dissertation Defense: Kathleen Knocke

Doctoral candidate in the Department of Health Policy and Management Kathleen Knocke will defend her dissertation research, titled "The impact of rural hospital-based maternity unit closures in North Carolina," on May 10 at 8 a.m. Watch online.

Dissertation Defense: Hadi Beyhaghi

1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall 401 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill

Doctoral candidate within the Department of Health Policy and Management Hadi Beyhaghi will defend his dissertation on June 30 from 10 a.m. - noon. The title of his dissertation is "Advanced analytics for predicting survival and facilitating precision medicine in checkpoint immunotherapy." Dissertation committee chair is Kristen Hassmiller Lich. Watch online.

Canvas Challenge Summer 2022

The Canvas Challenge is a multi-module, guided-paced course available fully online on Canvas for Gillings’ teaching faculty. The Challenge affords instructors a collaborative space to refine their pedagogical practices with discussion among faculty, facilitation of an instructional designer, and support in course development in Canvas. Register for the summer cohort by COB on Friday, July... Read more »

New NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Info Session

This session will cover the scope and requirements of NIH’s new Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy that goes into effect on January 25, 2023. Supplementary NIH guidance on the DMS plans required in proposals, data repository selection and allowable costs in proposal budgets will also be reviewed. Some resources and tools to help researchers... Read more »