November 2016

SGHC/Population Connection Panel Discussion

The Student Global Health Committee partnered with Population Connection to host a panel discussion on, “How Policies Hurt Women in the U.S. and Around the World.” Experts and activists discussed the impact of U.S. foreign and domestic policies (“Hyde” and “Helms” Amendments) on access to safe, legal abortion. Panelists included experts from Ipas, NARAL North Carolina, Population Connection Action Fund, and an award-winning author and activist, and the conversation was moderated by abortion rights expert and UNC Gillings professor, Sian Curtis.

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The Student Global Health Committee partnered with Population Connection to host a panel discussion on, “How Policies Hurt Women in the U.S. and Around the World.” Experts and activists discussed the impact of U.S. foreign and domestic policies (“Hyde” and “Helms” Amendments) on access to safe, legal abortion. Panelists included experts from Ipas, NARAL North Carolina, Population Connection Action Fund, and an award-winning author and activist, and the conversation was moderated by abortion rights expert and UNC Gillings professor, Sian Curtis.

March 2016
Marie Lina Excellent, master student in public health leadership, was selected to present an Ignite Talk on “Insights into Effective Leadership” at the Global Leadership Forum. She shared her research and experience with leadership in her home country of Haiti.


October 2015

Ted Trimble, Director of the Center for Global Health at the National Cancer Institute, presented the Global Oncology Lecture at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The lecture was co-sponsored by the Gillings Global Gateway and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.


2014

UNC Health & Human Rights Lecture 2014

Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor and the Founding Linda and Timothy O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law; Faculty Director of the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; and Director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights, presented the 2014 UNC Health and Human Rights Lecture, Imagining Global Health With Justice. The lecture was sponsored by the Center for Bioethics, UNC Public Policy, the Global Research Institute, and the Gillings Global Gateway.

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Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor and the Founding Linda and Timothy O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law; Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; and Director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights, presented the 2014 UNC Health and Human Rights Lecture, Imagining Global Health With Justice. The lecture was sponsored by the Center for Bioethics, UNC Public Policy, the Global Research Institute, and the Gillings Global Gateway.

September 2014

The Gillings School hosted the Ebola and Emerging Infectious Diseases Presentation and Panel Discussion sponsored by the UNC Institute of Global Health & Infectious Diseases. Video of the event can be seen below.

Ebola video

J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President & Director, Global Health Policy Center for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), spoke to students in the course, Interdisciplinary Perspective in Global Health, taught by Peggy Bentley and Mamie Sackey Harris. Students submitted questions to Dr. Morrison and his responses are below.

Steve Morrison CSIS-UNC from CSIS on Vimeo.

July 2014

Carolina students at the Galapagos Science Center - 2014

A couple Gillings students talk about working with UNC's Center for Galapagos Studies in the Galapagos Islands. Gillings Associate Professor Jill Stewart is the center's deputy director and Gillings Associate Dean for Global Health Peggy Bentley is the chair of the advisory board.

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A couple Gillings students talk about working with UNC’s Center for Galapagos Studies in the Galapagos Islands. Gillings Associate Professor Jill Stewart is the center’s deputy director and Gillings Associate Dean for Global Health Peggy Bentley is the chair of the advisory board.