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Understanding How Cirrus Clouds Form Can Improve Climate Change Modeling

October 8, 2020

New research published in Nature Communications provides insights into how cirrus clouds form, with implications for agriculture, urban development and climate-change predictions. The study shows that trees and plants play an important role that affects precipitation and global climate change. An international team combined … Continued

Public Health Education Needs a Human Rights Focus

August 25, 2020

“Human rights [are] raised frequently to signal devotion to justice, but employed rarely in policy, programming or practice. As advocates respond to the public health injustices of […] an unprecedented pandemic, human rights education must be an essential foundation to … Continued

Suzanne Maman Named Associate Dean for Global Health

July 28, 2020

Suzanne Maman, professor in the health behavior department at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named associate dean for global health, effective Sept. 1. The associate dean for global health is the chief global leader and … Continued

Incoming Double Tarheel Shares Pandemic Preparation in Laos

July 14, 2020

Samuel Haddad, BSPH, a 2018 UNC Gillings Global School of Public Health nutrition alumnus, was already working in Laos (the Lao People’s Democratic Republic [PDR]) to prepare for a public health emergency when COVID-19 began spreading on a global scale. With … Continued

Seven New Gillings Innovation Labs Will Tackle COVID-19

July 6, 2020

Exactly how does coronavirus spread in the air? What will get kids’ vaccinations back on track across the United States? How can public health practitioners work with church communities to spread accurate information about COVID-19? These are just three of … Continued