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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Brandon Endowment to Expand UNC Charlotte Health Policy Research Capabilities
March 6, 2017
UNC Charlotte professor emeritus Bill Brandon and his wife, Pam Fawcett-Brandon, have made a significant contribution in support of the College of Health and Human Services’ (CHHS) health policy agenda through the creation of the Pam-Fawcett-Brandon and William P. Brandon Endowment.
"Conversations of the Heart" Symposium to Address Organ Donation Shortages
February 9, 2017
The demand for organ transplants in the United States continues to outpace the supply by a ratio of five-to-one. Sadly, on the day you read this release, 21 people will die as a result of the organ shortage.
On February 14th, representatives of the Charlotte Eye Bank, the Organ...