For the past three years, we have organized a session for University Research Week entitled “Advancing Health Equity Solutions at UNC.” These sessions were co-sponsored by Research, Innovation and Global Solutions and Inclusive Excellence. Our partners for 2022 include the Center for Health Equity Research and the and the School of Social Work. These sessions feature the work of leading campus health equity researchers. All are working towards developing solutions to reduce critical social and racial inequities.

Gillings Faculty Award for Excellence in Health Equity Research Winner

This award recognizes faculty who demonstrate excellence in research that has made a substantial impact on improved equitable outcomes or sustained reduction in inequities in a pressing public health issue.

Chantel Martin

2022 Health Equity Award Recipient

Chantel Martin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

2021 Health Equity Award Recipient

Aunchalee Palmquist, PhD, MA, IBCLC, Assistant Professor, Maternal and Child Health

Dr. Aunchalee Palmquist
Dr. Carmen Samuel-Hodge

2020 Health Equity Award Recipient

Carmen Samuel-Hodge, RD, PhD, Associate Professor, Nutrition

Advancing Health Equity Solutions at UNC Recordings

Advancing Health Equity Solutions at UNC (October 11, 2022)

Presenters: Chantel Martin, MSPH, PhD; Gaurav Dave, MD, DrPH, MPH; Rachel Goode, MSW, MPH, PhD

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Advancing Health Equity Solutions at UNC (November 12, 2021)

Presenters: Aunchalee Palmquist, PhD, Tonia Poteat, PhD, Taylor Hargrove, PhD
Moderators: Jeffrey Simms, MSPH, Penny Gordon-Larsen, PhD, Alexia Kelley, PhD

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Advancing Health Equity Solutions at UNC (October 21, 2020)

Presenters: Carmen Samuel-Hodge, PhD, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, Shauna Cooper, PhD
Moderators: Kauline Cipriani, PhD, Penny Gordon-Larsen, PhD.

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