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‘The Art of Resistance,’ Speaker Series

October 2, 2019

World-renowned artist Pedro X. Molina, writer Trifonia Melibea Obono, and former U.S. Ambassador Mark Asquino will address freedom of expression, artistic freedom and human rights in a fall 2019 speaker series coordinated with The Art of Resistance exhibition at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. About the… Read more »

Researchers Propose Action Plan to Improve Quality Health Services for Nations Facing ‘Extreme Adversity’

In order to help the World Health Organization (WHO) meet its goal of better protecting one billion people from health emergencies by 2023, a team of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health has proposed an evidence-based framework to improve the quality of health services in… Read more »

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Baernholdt Joins Carolina Nursing as New Associate Dean of Global Initiatives

August 1, 2019

Marianne Baernholdt joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing today as the new associate dean for global initiatives. An international scholar, Baernholdt has dedicated her career to teaching and mentoring students and junior faculty in leadership, quality and safety. She is an experienced primary investigator and co-investigator on several federal grants,… Read more »

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Leatherman to Receive Award for Contributions to Global Health Care

Sheila Leatherman, professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, will receive the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service Award later this year. The society’s board is recognizing Leatherman’s work to improve the quality of… Read more »

Jessica Islam Receives 2019 Marci K. Campbell Dissertation Award

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has awarded Jessica Islam with the 2019 Marci K. Campbell Dissertation Award, which is a competitive award given to recognize excellence in dissertation research focused on cancer and the population sciences. Islam, a doctoral candidate in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health,… Read more »

Boyce Receives Gates Foundation Grant for Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases announced today that Ross Boyce, M.D., M.Sc., is a winner of a Grand Challenges Explorations grant – an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Boyce, a clinical instructor in the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases will pursue an innovative global health and… Read more »