A Spring Break to Remember in Nicaragua
May 4, 2017
A group of UNC Charlotte students took part in a spring break to write home about this year, but not for the reasons you might expect. The 30 students from degree programs across campus eschewed familiar vacation destinations to travel to Nicaragua on a volunteer medical...
Student-Led Public Health Research Targets Mosquito Hotspots
April 11, 2017
As temperatures spike each spring, mosquitos start to swarm. They bring with them an increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases and a need to understand how to guard against these pesky – and at times –dangerous insects.
Researchers at UNC Charlotte and the Mecklenburg County Health Department are...
A Name You Should Know: Health Services Research Student Shweta Shah
March 29, 2017
On a campus hosting more than 28,000 students, UNC Charlotte welcomes around 2,000 international students each year. With students both domestic and international creating the bright and diverse student population at UNC Charlotte, one international health services research PhD student...
Join Us As We Create The Healthiest Nation In One Generation!
March 27, 2017
Join us in celebrating National Public Health Week, April 3-9, 2017 as part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation.
We're celebrating the power of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and...
APHA: Trump Budget Puts Vital Public Health Programs At Risk
March 17, 2017
President Donald Trump released his fiscal year 2018 budget request on Thursday, outlining a plan that shifts significant funds to defense programs and away from health agencies and services. Specifically, the request proposes a $54 billion increase in defense spending, offset by devastating...
APHA, Health Groups Sound Alarms Over Health Law Repeal Plan
March 14, 2017
Independent analysis shows 14 million Americans will lose health insurance next year under a plan proposed to replace the Affordable Care Act. APHA's Georges Benjamin called it a "health policy disaster"...
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