Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Engage offers networking opportunities for alumni and students alike. Held the day before the Minority Health Conference, the event was originally launched as “Re-Engage” to strengthen connections between the Gillings School and its alumni community.

45th Annual Minority Health Conference

William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Minority Health Conference, the largest and longest-running student-led health conference in the country, aims to raise awareness around minority health and mobilize students, academics, and community members to take action for change. The conference was founded and is led by students at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill. We are excited... Read more »

Dataverse API

This is a full-day, intensive online interactive course focused on using the Dataverse Application Programming Interface (API) to interact with data archived in a Dataverse-based repository. The session will be broken into to two segments: 1) we will cover the basics of what an API is, how it works and what it is used for,... Read more »

RTI-UNC Gillings PHield Trip 2024

RTI International 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and RTI International invites students, faculty and staff to join the annual PHield Trip! Please note: A bus will depart Gillings at 8:30am and return by 2:00pm. This program, held on the RTI campus in the Research Triangle Park, includes:• Fireside chat on Maternal and Child Health... Read more »

Census Data for Urban Studies

This one-day workshop will provide a hands-on, guided introduction to working with US Census data using tidycensus in R. The course will focus on using geographically-referenced demographic and socioeconomic data from the decennial census and American Community Survey. Participants will learn how to acquire data, perform basic data preprocessing tasks, create basic visualizations, and perform... Read more »

Wellbeing Wednesday: Dimensions of Intellectual Wellness Journaling in the Atrium

Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

This series will cover the 7 Dimensions of Wellness: emotional, physical, occupational, social, intellectual, environmental and financial. This session is the intellectual session. Reflect on setting and improving your boundaries, plus other mindful activities and journaling prompts. Everyone is welcome. Registration is required for breakout activity rooms. Snacks will be provided. Contact Tiffany Edouard with... Read more »

Community Organizing for Environmental Justice: Toxic Waste Cleanup and Corporate Accountability in West Badin, NC

Hitchcock Room, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History 150 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Come learn about the Alcoa aluminum company’s discriminatory labor and waste management practices in this interactive panel discussion highlighting the Concerned Citizens of West Badin’s advocacy and organizing efforts against environmental racism. Refreshments will be provided. Co-hosted by: UNC Environmental Justice Action Research Clinic, NCEJN, CCWBC, UNC Rural & UNC Engagement Week. Contact Lindsay Savelli... Read more »

Introduction to Data Analytics

This course is focused on an introduction to data analytics followed by hands-on exercises. It is tailored for beginners and researchers who want to learn how to perform data analytics in a visual programming environment. We will specifically concentrate on one aspect of data analytics called supervised predictive learning. Two types of predictive learning will... Read more »

North Carolina Global Health Careers Week

Happening March 18th-22nd! Spend the week learning from experts about the job search process during four virtual sessions. End the week at an in-person Global Health Career Networking Event featuring top global health employers! Sessions: The Job Search for International Students, Interviewing from the Recruiters Perspective, Networking for the Job You Want, Career Trajectories -... Read more »

Health Policy and Management Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Addie Coleman

2005 Michael Hooker Research Center (William L. Roper Conference Room) Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, United States

Health Policy and Management doctoral candidate, Addie Coleman, will present her dissertation research, titled "Alcohol and substance use among American Indian/Alaska Native birthing people: A mixed methods study of punitive versus supportive state policies and community-level risk factors." Contact Valerie Hooker with questions.

The Gillings innovating Publice Health Series and Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Lecture

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

"Innovating for health equity: human centered design, artificial intelligence and the future of public health" by Alessandra Bazzano MPH, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Social, Behavioral and Population Sciences and Director of Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal Child Health (CEMCH) This combined speaker series features high-profile speakers that will inspire, educate and build community... Read more »

Advanced Statistical Machine Learning

This course will cover a number of unsupervised learning techniques for finding patterns and associations in Big Data. These include dimension reduction techniques such as principal components analysis and non-negative matrix factorization, clustering analysis and significance analysis, and network analysis with graphical models. The main emphasis will be on the analysis of real data sets... Read more »

Introduction to Focus Groups

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 »

Inclusive Excellence Summer Symposium

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center) Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join Inclusive Excellence for their fifth annual and first in-person summer symposium. Contact Yesenia Merino with questions.

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Award Ceremony

00-002 Pagano Conference Room, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center 101 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, United States

The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center award ceremony will be held on Friday, June 21, from 3–4 p.m. in the Pagano Conference Room. This year's awardees, mentors and all are invited to honor the Joseph S. Pagano Award and Graduate Fellow Award in Basic Science awardees. Refreshments will be provided for in-person attendees. Please register... Read more »

2024 Add Health Users Conference

Rizzo Conference Center 150 DuBose Home Lane, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Add Health is holding the 2024 Users Conference on Monday, June 17, and Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Connect with other Add... Read more »