Gillings School of Global Public Health

New Partnership Will Improve Health Care Delivery at More Than 130 Clinics in Malawi

The USAID-funded Lilongwe Relief Fund Trust of Malawi, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and several other public and private partners, has begun implementing the Safeguard the Family Project, which is aimed at decreasing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and reducing maternal and infant mortality. This $8.2 million initiative will focus… Read more »

UNC Hosts Forum for International Public Health Professionals and Executive Doctoral Students

Three times each year, distance learners in the Doctoral Program in Health Leadership (DrPH) in the School’s health policy and management department travel to the UNC campus for special lectures and training activities. The January visit coincided with a meeting of the UNC-led International Network for Doctoral Training in Health Leadership (NETDOC), members of whom observed… Read more »

Bangdiwala Leads Clinical Trials Course in India

Shrikant Bangdiwala, PhD, research professor of biostatistics at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, is conducting a short course on clinical trials at Vellore, India’s Christian Medical College (CMC) this summer. The week-long program, “Clinical Trials: Design, Analysis, Reporting and Interpretation,” is held at the College’s Biostatistics Resource and Training Center. This is the… Read more »

Public Health Reviews Journal Reborn Online with Focus on “The New Public Health”

Shrikant Bangdiwala, PhD, research professor of biostatistics at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has announced to the School the relaunch of the journal, Public Health Reviews. Bangdiwala is a member of the journal’s editorial board and author of an article in the inaugural issue titled “Workforce for Health in Developing Countries.” Thomas Ricketts, PhD,… Read more »

UNC Students Win Global Health Council’s New Investigators Awards

Research addressing sexuality and public health, conducted by three UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health graduate students, has been selected for presentation at the Global Health Council’s 2010 conference. Joshua Davis and Diana Michel, master’s students in health policy and management, received the Council’s New Investigator in Global Health award for Davis’ abstract of their research,… Read more »

Popkin and Sharma Awarded Honors by Britain’s Nutrition Society

Two nutrition faculty members at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have received high recognition from the United Kingdom’s Nutrition Society. Barry Popkin, PhD, Carla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition, is the 2010 recipient of The Rank Prize, the Society’s highest honor, and Gita Sharma, PhD, associate professor of nutrition, has received… Read more »

IntraHealth International and UNC’s Public Health School Offer Joint Fellowship Opportunity

January 22, 2010 UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health News IntraHealth International and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health are offering the Summer Fellows Program for current public health masters’ and doctoral students. The program is administered jointly by IntraHealth and the School’s Office of Global Health. This program provides master’s and… Read more »