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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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3rd Annual Student Research and Entrepreneurship Showcase

April 8

Join the Gillings School Student Government Association (SGA) to learn more about students' research and entrepreneurship projects. This event will be all asynchronous and virtual. Students will record a 5-10 minute video discussing their project that will be uploaded to SGA's National Public Health Week website. See flyer for prize details. Sign up using the... Read more »

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10:00 am

Introduction to Focus Groups

April 8 @ 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

CTSA Visiting Scholar Seminar – Therapeutic Advances in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join translational and clinical scientists from across the CTSA Consortium for a presentation by Hanny Al-Samkari, MD describing the revolutionary potential of anti-angiogenic therapy in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) and the evidence to date for systemic bevacizumab as a treatment for bleeding and anemia in HHT. Registration required. Contact Allison Rorie with any questions.

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3:30 pm

2021 Deil S. Wright Lecture: Preparing People of Color for 21st Century Jobs: Unfulfilled Promises and Lost Opportunities

April 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This lecture qualifies for 2 hours of credit toward the annual Gillings School inclusive excellence training requirement for faculty and staff. The MPA Alumni Association created this lecture series in 2002 to honor Professor Deil Wright for his 34 years of teaching MPA students. Each year, a distinguished professional from the field of public administration... Read more »

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Towards a unified methodology of study design and statistical analysis for causal inference in implementation science

April 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dr. Donna Spiegelman has a joint doctorate in biostatistics and epidemiology and her research is motivated by problems that arise in epidemiology and require biostatistical settlement; in part a focus on troubleshooting methods for study design and data analysis to reduce bias in estimation and inference due to measurement error or misclassification in the exposure... Read more »

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5:15 pm

Home Environments for Wellness Book Club and Peer Support Pod

April 8 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 14, 2021

Our home environment plays an important role in our overall well-being. Let’s reassess the state of our home environments and create more inspired spaces that support our mental health and wellness. We’ll learn about some common themes in design and wellness, read a book that will guide us through our individual home assessments and share... Read more »

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