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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...

UNC Charlotte Graduate Public Health Association

Graduate Public Health Association to Host Blood Drive
January 17, 2017

Join our students and faculty on campus Tuesday, January 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

College of Health and Human Services Building

CHHS Names Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
December 6, 2016

The College of Health and Human Services has named Dr. Susan Sell the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. Sell’s tenure follows a one-year stint as Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. In her new position, Sell will work to increase research and student funding...


Ph.D. Student, Mecklenburg County Epidemiologist Collaborate on Research
November 30, 2016

Ph.D. student Kenesha Smith (left) and Sara Lovett (right), Mecklenburg County Health Department Epidemiologist, present their work with Professor Sharon Portwood, entitled "Developing a Data-informed Community Response to Youth Suicide," at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Public Health...


MPH Student to Attend Presidential Inauguration Academic Seminar
November 30, 2016

UNC Charlotte sends one student annually to participate in The Washington Center's Presidential Inauguration Academic Seminar. This year's winner is Alexandra Alcorn, first year MPH student. The theme of this year's seminar will be "Can We Elevate Political Discourse?" Attending students will...

Erin Vinoski

Ph.D. Student Recognized for Research at APHA Annual Meeting
November 29, 2016

Erin Vinoski, MPH, CHES, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Public Health Sciences, was recognized by the Integrative, Complementary, and Traditional Health Practices Section for her research and poster presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association in...

2016 U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference

U.S. News & World Report: Predictive Analytics Can Transform Health Care
November 21, 2016

Making predictive analytics usable will determine the future of health care, experts said this month at the 2016 U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference in Washington. The panel, Hitting the Sweet Spot With Predictive Analytics, was moderated by Mudit Garg, CEO of analyticsMD...