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Bill Brandon

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. This generous...

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"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...

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Dr. Jane Neese Promoted to Senior Associate Dean
February 8, 2017

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce that Dr. Jane Neese, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been promoted to Senior Associate Dean for the College. In her expanded role, Neese, who has served as an associate dean since 2002, will continue to...


Professor Michael Thompson to Direct PHSM in Health Informatics
February 6, 2017

Dr. Michael Thompson will take on the position of Faculty Director for the Health Informatics graduate programs.  Thompson is an Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences and Director of UNC Charlotte’s CAHME-accredited and nationally ranked MHA Program.   Previously,...

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"Conversations of the Heart" Symposium to Address Organ Donation Shortages
February 3, 2017

Over 120,000 patients in the U.S. are currently waiting for a lifesaving organ. The organ shortage affects millions of patients worldwide. In 2016, the White House issued a nationwide call to action to overcome the grand challenge of providing new organs and reconstructive surgery to patients in...


Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Urges President to Make Good on His Promised Public Health Exemption to the Federal Hiring Freeze
February 3, 2017

http://www.aspph.org/aspph-urges-trump-to-make-good-on-his-promised-public-health-exemption-to-the-federal-hiring-freeze/    


APHA Declares 2017 "The Year of Climate Change and Health"
February 2, 2017

http://www.publichealthnewswire.org/?p=17098   http://www.apha.org/news-and-media/multimedia/infographics/how-climate-change-affects-your-health        


"Why do we need the Affordable Care Act? Q&A with APHA Health Policy Analyst Jason Coates."
February 2, 2017

http://www.publichealthnewswire.org/?p=17079    


April McTindal Joins Public Health Programs Advisory Board
January 23, 2017

April McTindal, BSPH ‘14 has been appointed to the Public Health Programs Advisory Board. Ms. McTindal graduated from UNC Charlotte with her BSPH and a minor in gerontology. After graduation, she obtained a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential. She is currently working as the...

Colleen Bridger

CHHS Alum to Lead Nation's 7th Largest Health District
January 19, 2017

Colleen Bridger, who holds a Master's in Public Health and a Ph.D. in Health Services Research from UNC Charlotte, has been named director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. Bridger previously worked as director of the Orange County, North Carolina health...