Latin America / Caribbean News

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 »

Medical Student Researches How Citizen Children Are Affected by Immigration Policies

October 29, 2018

Before the family separation policy of the Trump administration created a flash point in the ongoing immigration debate, state legislatures enacted more than 1,500 pieces of increasingly punitive immigration legislation dating back to 2005. In a research paper published in the Harvard Medical Student Review, UNC School of Medicine student Sebastian Werner, synthesized existing research to outline… Read more »

UNC Global Announces 2017-18 Global Partnership Award Recipients

August 14, 2018

UNC Global announces the 2017-2018 Global Partnership Award recipients. The awards program was launched in Fall 2013 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help faculty, staff and students develop and sustain partnerships with international institutions, with preference given to proposals that include designated university strategic or emerging partners. Recipients receive awards… Read more »

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UNC School of Nursing Ranks 6th in World Rankings

July 27, 2018

The UNC School of Nursing ranks 6th among nursing schools the world over and third among US schools of nursing according to ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 report. The new rankings demonstrate a four-point rise from 2017 when the School ranked 10th overall. Considered the most influential international ranking by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the annual… Read more »

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Aaron Williams Honored by RTI International for Distinguished Career and Public Service

Aaron S. Williams, MBA, adjunct professor of health policy and management at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and longtime executive at RTI International, has been awarded “emeritus” status by RTI, in recognition of his long and distinguished career in public service. Emeritus status is the highest recognition that RTI bestows on its… Read more »