Congratulations to Vaughn Upshaw (right) who received a 2018 Teaching Innovation Award! This student-nominated award honors faculty members who inspire students and enhance learning experiences through creative, engaging and innovative teaching methods.
Alumnus Dr. Diego Garza is a recipient of the Triangle Business Journal’s 2018 Health Care Heroes Award. He was honored for his work as the director of telehealth at Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare, PLLC, in Durham, North Carolina.Learn More
Our students, faculty and staff take a break from orientation to view the 2017 solar eclipse.
As part of her practicum, Mara Howard-Williams works in the R35 Dental Clinic in the Khao Lak area near Phuket, Thailand. Read an account of her experiences and those of other students on our Program Practicum Spotlight page.Learn More
Assistant professor Lori Evarts (standing) and recent alumna Hallie Pritchett (on videoconference) chat with incoming master’s students.
Alumnus Dr. Hajime Kanamori is back in Chapel Hill after time spent working with disaster relief in Japan.Learn More
Public heath leadership students participate in a web chat for the class "PUBH 754: Research Frameworks and Methods for Assessing and Improving Population Health." As a hybrid course, PUBH 754 has both online and classroom components.Learn More
Students Nicholas George and Jocelyn Wu present on the topic of "Sustainable Collaboration Strategies for Short Term Medical Trips" at the 2017 Global Health Conference Midwest. Our Travel Fund Award provides support for students to attend conferences such as this.
Recent graduate Maggie Reinsvold received a UNC Impact Award for her research detecting heart disease risk factors in migrant workers.Learn More
What we do:
We work to prepare public health practitioners for leadership positions by developing population-level knowledge and skills with an interdisciplinary emphasis. Building upon their varied professional experience, students collaboratively learn to assess community health needs, develop innovative policies and programs, and ensure that new systems are maintained and improved.
Our strengths include:
- Health politics and policy
- Health outcomes and models of care delivery
- Screening and harms of screening, including over-diagnosis
- Prevention and reduction of cardiovascular risks and disease
- Integration of primary care and public health
- Quality improvement
- Hazards and protection of health care workers
- Ethical issues in occupational health
- Public health systems and services research.
Explore our work:
- Global Grads Group October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
- Infectious Diseases - HIV Prevention (PUBH 711 public seminar) October 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
- Activity: Yoga October 15 @ 9:15 pm - 10:00 pm