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Parham Receives Humanitarianism and Volunteerism Award

February 28, 2014

Groesbeck Parham, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected to receive the Society for Gynecologic Oncology’s 2014 Humanitarianism and Volunteerism Award. The award recognizes exemplary local, national or international volunteer … Continued

2014 Explorations in Global Health Grant Recipients

February 24, 2014

The Explorations in Global Health faculty research grants are designed to foster the development of research partnerships and projects in global health.  Grants are made to UNC faculty for international travel or to bring international colleagues to campus to establish or maintain research … Continued

Adimora Appointed to President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

January 23, 2014

Last fall, Adaora Adimora was appointed to the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, or PACHA. PACHA is charged with providing advice, information and recommendations to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding programs and policies intended to promote effective … Continued

Heels in the Field Spring 2014 Schedule

January 22, 2014

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases and Curriculum in Global Studies announce the spring schedule of their jointly sponsored discussion series aimed at fostering dialogue between global health professionals in the health sciences and students and faculty in the College … Continued

New Funding Will Support STD Research Training in South China

September 13, 2013

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Center to support the UNC-South China STD Research Training Center. Syphilis has become the most commonly reported communicable disease in … Continued

Corbett Named Global Pharmacology Coordinator

September 12, 2013

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases has appointed Amanda Corbett to serve as its Global Pharmacology Coordinator. In this capacity, she will help to facilitate and advise research, grant proposals or other projects that have a pharmacy or … Continued