In This Issue: Our annual report, a new NCIPH Interim Director, the North Carolina Public Health Leadership Institute recruits its next cohort, Millenials as new messengers for public health, Data Boot Camp, the 40th Annual Minority Health Conference, new spring workshops and more.
This year, our annual report is all about the values that drive our work. Every day we’re building capacity, working in collaborative partnerships, supporting and serving communities, and bridging public health academics and practice.
In January, Steve Marshall, PhD,professor of epidemiology in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and director of the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center, was named NCIPH’s Interim Director.
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Funds Collaborative UNC Project to Address Substance Misuse in N.C.’s McDowell County
The Community Assessment and Strategy Team at NCIPH was recently awarded funding to help reduce substance misuse in McDowell County, North Carolina.
Now more than ever, there is a need for better messages (and skilled messengers) to advance public health in our politically polarized environment. Our own Gene Matthews and Jeannine Herrick are among the authors of this paper highlighting the unique potential that Millennials have to expand this approach.
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