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Salzberg to Direct UNC-Chapel Hill’s Water Institute

July 10, 2019

An international leader in global water policy, peace and security, Aaron Salzberg, has been selected to be the Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor and director of The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Gillings Graduate Rawan Ajeen Recognized for Documenting Food Insecurity in Yemen

July 9, 2019

Rawan Ajeen, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public health, is the recipient of the fifth annual Susan M. McHale Award for Outstanding Psychological Research. She earned the award on the merit of several projects involving psychiatry, nutrition and the design and interpretation of psychological research.

Suzanne Maman Elected Faculty Director of Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center

May 30, 2019

Suzanne Maman, professor in the health behavior department at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and co-leader of the Master of Public Health global health concentration, has been named the new UNC faculty director at the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center.

On San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos, Lack of Fresh Food Contributes to Obesity

May 9, 2019

A new study from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health provides insight into the food landscape and nutrition-related behaviors on San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos Islands, adding to ongoing research on the global nutrition transition and related changes in diet and lifestyle that lead to obesity and chronic disease.