MPH Students and Alumna Win Best Practice Award
September 23, 2016
Three UNC Charlotte MPH students, Jasmine Mickle (’16), Jenny Cooper (’17), and Keesha Corbin (’18) as employees of Benchmarks, helped to spearhead an innovative project to improve mental health services for children and families in North Carolina. Benchmarks’ Partnering for Excellence (PFE)...
Professor Michele Issel Mentors Junior Scholars at National Meeting
September 19, 2016
At the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Dr. Michele Issel, Director of the Public Health Sciences doctoral program, participated in several forums to mentor junior scholars from throughout the country. She was the organizer of a professional development workshop on navigating...
PHS Hosts Higher Education Consultant Jamie Piperato
September 8, 2016
The Department of Public Health Sciences opened the 2016-2017 academic year with a workshop on creating inclusive instructional and research environments, presented by educational consultant Jamie Piperato at the department’s annual retreat.
Piperato is a national student affairs speaker...
Faculty Host Scholars from India for Research and Teaching Collaborations
September 8, 2016
The Department of Public Health Sciences this summer hosted three faculty from the Department of Social Work at Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University (http://jmi.ac.in/socialwork) in New Delhi, India.
Drs. N.U. Khan, Sigamani Panneer and Rashmi Jain are representatives of the program...
Dr. Larissa Huber Awarded Federal Grant to Study Short Birth Intervals
September 7, 2016
Dr. Larissa R. Brunner Huber, professor of epidemiology in the Department of Public Health Sciences at UNC Charlotte, has received a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to examine how short birth intervals are associated with some under-studied adverse pregnancy...
PHS Doctoral Student Addresses Health Disparities in Cabarrus County
August 8, 2016
Public health Ph.D. student Corliss Solomon is working with health policymakers in Cabarrus County to ensure programs intended to help underserved communities are operating effectively. ChangeLab Solutions recently wrote about her efforts to alleviate health disparities and connect...