Dissertation Defense: Mallory Turner

Maternal and child health doctoral student Mallory Turner will defend the dissertation titled "Association between North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten and School Exclusionary Discipline." Contact Julie Theriault for Zoom access information.

Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center September Leadership Series: Regina Benjamin

Join the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center (MHLIC) for the September Leadership Series. These virtual conversations will feature practical tips and inspiration from public health leaders about the leadership skills they have built and leveraged to move initiatives forward. Three speakers will be featured in separate conversations on Sept 28, 29, 30. Sept 29,... Read more »

Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center September Leadership Series: Abigail Echo-Hawk

Join the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center (MHLIC) for the September Leadership Series. These virtual conversations will feature practical tips and inspiration from public health leaders about the leadership skills they have built and leveraged to move initiatives forward. Three speakers will be featured in separate conversations on Sept 28, 29, 30. September 30,... Read more »

Addressing economic determinants of HIV vulnerabilities in high-risk young adults

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

Visiting from Indiana University SPH, Dr. Larissa Jennings Mayo-Wilson's research focuses on using economic-strengthening interventions, mobile health technologies, and applied behavioral economics to improve sexual and reproductive health (SRH), including HIV, in economically disadvantaged populations in the US and abroad. Her research centers on youth and young adults, people living with HIV, racial and ethnic... Read more »

Women’s Healthcare Professionals Panel

Women’s Healthcare Professionals Panel hosted by Carolina BEBEs Nov. 17, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Join the Carolina Bebes—Birth & Breastfeeding Evidence-Based Education and Support group for a panel discussion on women's healthcare careers! They will have a range of speakers including a certified nurse-midwife, lactation consultant, nutritionist and maternal health education training coordinator. Come ready for a... Read more »

Black Women Be(en) Knowing: A Critical Conversation about Reproductive Justice

This Critical Conversation is designed to be an interactive discussion to help you understand the meaning and history of reproductive justice, the legacy of reproductive oppression, and the ways in which our society is organized and designed to make reproductive choices for people who have historically been marginalized, particularly BIPOC people. Learn more. This event... Read more »

The impact of sleeping and waking behaviors on maternal health during pregnancy

Please join NC TraCS for a CTSA Grand Rounds seminar, "The impact of sleeping and waking behaviors on maternal health during pregnancy," with Marquis Hawkins, PhD. He will discuss his work on sleep health characteristics and gestational weight gain. Hawkins is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh and... Read more »

Critical Conversations: Operationalizing Reproductive Justice

"Critical Conversations: Operationalizing Reproductive Justice" with Caitlin Williams, MSPH, and Marissa Velarde, MPH, on Thursday, March 24 from 12:30-1 p.m. on Zoom. Reproductive justice (RJ) has received increasing attention from mainstream public health in recent years. However, there remains a gap in knowledge and application within public health practice and research. In this Critical Conversation,... Read more »