Researchers Propose Action Plan to Improve Quality Health Services for Nations Facing ‘Extreme Adversity’

In order to help the World Health Organization (WHO) meet its goal of better protecting one billion people from health emergencies by 2023, a team of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health has proposed an evidence-based framework to improve the quality of health services in… Read more »

Jane Austen Summer Program Unites Fans, Scholars

Jane Austen’s work has inspired films and television shows, sequels and spin-offs, and even tabletop role-playing games. Her beloved novel, Pride and Prejudice, with its plethora of subsequent re-imaginings, was the focus of this year’s Jane Austen Summer Program, organized by faculty and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. The annual conference,… Read more »

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Baernholdt Joins Carolina Nursing as New Associate Dean of Global Initiatives

August 1, 2019

Marianne Baernholdt joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing today as the new associate dean for global initiatives. An international scholar, Baernholdt has dedicated her career to teaching and mentoring students and junior faculty in leadership, quality and safety. She is an experienced primary investigator and co-investigator on several federal grants,… Read more »

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Leatherman to Receive Award for Contributions to Global Health Care

Sheila Leatherman, professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, will receive the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service Award later this year. The society’s board is recognizing Leatherman’s work to improve the quality of… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Kevin Cheshire of King’s College London Business School

July 24, 2019

Kevin Cheshire, the marketing and communications manager for the King’s College London Business School, visited UNC-Chapel Hill June 17–20 to learn about communication and student recruitment strategies at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, as well as processes of accreditation and development of academic programs. Cheshire leads the business school’s marketing and communication strategies, including their… Read more »

School of Social Work Launches Student Exchange Program with Australia Catholic University

July 24, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work has launched a student exchange program with Australia Catholic University (ACU). The initiative, which is organized through the School’s Field Education Program, offers the School the opportunity to spread its reach internationally and gives students a first-hand experience in learning more about other… Read more »