Gillings School of Global Public Health

Student Activities in Haiti

January 17, 2010 UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health News Jennifer Nomides is a second year Master’s student in the Health Behavior and Health Education department. She has also completed three years of medical school at the UNC School of Medicine and will return to her fourth and final year in June upon completion… Read more »

UNC and Germany’s University of Ulm Collaborate on Distance-Learning Program

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health has announced its collaboration with the University of Ulm, in Ulm, Germany, for the October 2010 launch of a distance-education master’s degree program called “@dvanced Oncology.” The curriculum of the two-year program, which includes clinical research and management, is designed for… Read more »

Deshpande Foundation Funds Students’ Public Health Efforts in India

Two teams of students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have been selected by the Deshpande Foundation’s Innovators Program to lead projects in India this summer that address pressing public health needs in sanitation and reproductive health. Founded in 1996 by Gururaj (Desh) and Jaishree Deshpande, of Andover, Mass., the Foundation funds… Read more »

Public Health Entrepreneur Named “Executive in Residence” at UNC

Don Holzworth,  chair of Futures Group International, has been named an “executive in residence” at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Don Holzworth,  chair of Futures Group International, has been named an “executive in residence” at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of… Read more »

30th UNC Minority Health Conference to Examine Online Health Education Programs

Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D., professor of health education at Columbia University’s Teachers College, will be keynote speaker at the conference, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 27, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. Wallace will present the conference’s William T. Small Jr. Keynote Lecture at 9:30 a.m…. Read more »

National Library of Medicine, Corn, Grinding

National Library of Medicine’s Traveling Global Health Exhibit to Visit Campus

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health will host an exhibition developed by the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine. “Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health” will be on display Feb. 6-13 in the School’s Michael Hooker Research Center atrium. Topics addressed in the display include community health, food,… Read more »

Cassandra O'Lenick

O’Lenick Receives Fulbright Award

Cassandra O’Lenick, an environmental sciences and engineering major in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, has received a 2008-2009 U.S. Student Fulbright Program award. O’Lenick, a native of Annandale, Va., will travel to Poland and study environmental law, policy and scientific procedure. She also will study Poland’s cooperation with the European Union’s environmental policy…. Read more »