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Environmental Sciences and Engineering Centennial Celebration

April 5 - April 9
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health 135 Dauer Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (ESE) will celebrate 100 years on April 5-9, 2021. Leading up to the keynote seminar will be a week-long opportunity to watch 6-minute student speed talks and engage with current ESE students regarding their research. Save the date and continue to check the Centennial page for the detailed... Read more »

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National Public Health Week: Building Bridges to Better Health

April 5 - April 11

During the first full week of April each year, APHA brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. APHA creates new NPHW materials each year that can be used during... Read more »

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Gillings Blood Drive

April 7

The Gillings Student Government Association is hosting a platelet drive as part of National Public Health Week. If interested in donating platelets, please email Julia Nevison to schedule a time.

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10:00 am

Introduction to Focus Groups

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

Focus groups are commonly used to capture rich information about attitudes and beliefs. This class will prepare prospective students to organize and moderate focus groups. Students will learn the most appropriate uses of focus groups, how to segment and recruit audiences, how to develop a moderator’s guide and how to moderate focus groups. The class... Read more »

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12:00 pm

Gentle Yoga

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 12, 2021

Join the Gillings School's Culture of Health for three 30-minute gentle yoga online classes at the following times: Gentle Yoga Mondays - noon (30 minutes) Wednesdays - noon (30 minutes) Please contact rcerny@email.unc.edu if you would like to join a class.

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1:00 pm

Implementation Science in Global Health: Leveraging the Power of Community

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join NC TraCS and the UNC Center for AIDS Research for the Spring 2021 edition of the Implementation Science Speaker Series, featuring Carolyn Audet, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Epidemiology and Assistant Director of Community Based Implementation Research at Vanderbilt University. In this seminar, Audet will discuss the engagement of traditional healers in... Read more »

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Centering Race in Health Equity Research and Leadership

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This lecture qualifies for 1 hour of credit toward the annual Gillings School inclusive excellence training requirement for faculty and staff. Wed, April 7 from 1-2 p.m. ET Daphne C. Watkins, PhD University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor and Professor of Social Work, University of Michigan Director, Vivian A. and James L. Curtis Center for... Read more »

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2:00 pm

Dissertation Defense: Ryan Kandrack

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fourth-year doctoral candidate Ryan Kandrack will defend his dissertation, titled "Promise and performance of primary care vertical integration: Effects on spending, utilization and quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries." The defense will take place via Zoom. Contact Valerie Hooker for password to enter meeting.

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2:30 pm

From Awareness to Action: Confronting Weight Stigma to Promote Public Health

April 7 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Department of Nutrition is excited to share the inaugural Weight Stigma Awareness Series! Nutrition students and faculty curated this two-part event to increase awareness of weight stigma and lay the foundation for addressing it at the individual, research and practice levels. Join us as we learn about weight stigma in public health research and... Read more »

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MCH Critical Conversations: Substance Use and Recovery for People Genderized as Women

April 7 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Let’s have a conversation about what addiction looks like in people socialized as women. What typically co-occurs with substance use? When does substance use become disordered, and what does recovery look like? What policies determine who is allowed to be pregnant or parent while using substances or pursuing recovery? How does discrimination inform institutional and... Read more »

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3:30 pm

Structures of Inequality: Moving Forward on Deconstructing the Gender Binary

April 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This lecture qualifies for 1 hour of credit toward the annual Gillings School faculty and staff inclusive excellence training requirement. In the fall, Honors Carolina kicked off an ongoing examination of systems of inequality with a series of programs on structural racism. This semester, they will turn attention to related questions of bias and discrimination.... Read more »

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5:00 pm

Wind Down Wednesday – Mental Fitness Series

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm

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One event on March 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm

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One event on April 14, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Wind Down Wednesday is a virtual mental fitness series created to help students to maintain a healthy school-life balance. Join professionals in Public Health and Mental Health invited by Associate Dean for Student Affairs Charletta Sims Evans to coach current students on keeping stress and anxiety low during the semester. Jan. 27: Radical Self Care... Read more »

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