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Public Health Professor Michael Dulin on the Emerging Importance of Health Analytics
June 22, 2017

  Dr. Dulin, who is Director of the Academy for Population Health Innovation and a professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, was interviewed by HealthcareIT News at the Precision Medicine Summit in Boston.   by: Tom Sullivan Precision medicine is more...

Alex Alcorn

MPH Student Wins Donna C. Arrington Scholarship
June 12, 2017

MPH student Alexandra (Alex) Alcorn has been awarded the Donna C. Arrington Scholarship for the coming academic year. Alex is a second year MPH student interested in environmental health. For summer 2017, she is completing an internship with Clean Air Carolina. In Fall 2016, Alex was...

Kari Revens

Through Service to Others, Public Health Doctoral Student Discovers the Leader Within
May 24, 2017

Once in a while, you run across one of those people who, like a drop of water in a pool, creates ripples that affect everyone they touch. Keri Revens is one of those people. Keri is one of several Charlotte graduate students and faculty who, collectively, contribute more than 60 hours each week...

CHHS students in Nicaragua

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...

Public Health Students at March for Science

Public Health Sciences Students, Faculty Participate in Charlotte March for Science
April 25, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, faculty and graduate students from the Department of Public Health Sciences joined scientists and science advocates from numerous disciplines in Charlotte’s March for Science.  The Earth Day event, which drew over 1,000 participants, was part of the first ever...

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Dr. Brunner Huber Presents at World Congress of the Academy of Human Reproduction
April 14, 2017

Dr. Larissa R. Brunner Huber recently returned from the World Congress of the Academy of Human Reproduction which was held in Rome, Italy from March 15-18, 2017.  Dr. Brunner Huber presented research related to her NIH and HRSA funded studies.  Specifically, she presented findings on how...


Students, Dr. Racine, and Dr. Kulkarni from Departments of Public Health Sciences and Social Work Travel to India for Spring Break 2017
April 14, 2017

We partnered with Jamia Milia Islamia a central university in New Delhi. Students enjoyed spending time with JMI students and exploring the beauty and intensity of Delhi.  In addition to touring World Heritage sights like the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, and Humayun’s Tomb, we spent the week...

Ari Whiteman

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...

Schweta Shah

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...