Gillings team wins APHA’s ‘Law Abstract of the Year’ award

Nov. 14, 2013


Dr. Dasgupta

Two recent Gillings School alumni and a former staff member at the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC) are co-authors of research that received the American Public Health Association’s Law Section Abstract of the Year Award.

Corey Davis, JD, MSPH, an alumnus now with the National Health Law Program in Carrboro; Nabarun Dasgupta, PhD, 2013 graduate of the School’s epidemiology department and now a research scientist at the UNC IPRC; and Matthew W. Pierce, JD, MPH, previously with the IPRC and now in the health, law and justice program at American University’s College of Law, received the award for their “Longitudinal and Legal Assessment and Analysis of Prescription-Monitoring Programs.”

The award was presented at the annual meeting of the APHA on Nov. 4.

Gillings School of Global Public Health contact: David Pesci, director of communications, (919) 962-2600 or