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Beth Racine

VIDEO: Public Health Professor Presents at National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Workshop
July 18, 2016

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine invited Dr. Beth Racine to participate in a public workshop titled "Optimizing Implementation" convened by the Committee to Review WIC Food Packages, in Washington, DC earlier this summer. Dr Racine was shared her research on...

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VIDEO: PHS Program Builds Healthy Lifestyles in Cabarrus County Preschoolers
June 30, 2016

Public Health Sciences Professor Beth Racine and a team of experts are taking their message of healthy eating and excercise to the youngest citizens of Cabarrus County, all in an effort to stop issues with weight before they start. UNC Charlotte's Wills Citty reports. Building Healthy...

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Doctoral Student Wins National Yancey/Edgley Fellowship Conference Travel Award
May 27, 2016

  Second year doctoral student and Wayland Cato Doctoral Fellow, Corliss Allen Solomon, has won the national Yancey/Edgley Fellowship Conference Travel Award for her work with increasing access to physical activity opportunities for African-Americans and Hispanics through joint use...


CHHS Names New Chair of Department of Public Health Sciences
May 5, 2016

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services has selected Dr. Lyndie Forthofer as the new chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. A veteran public health researcher, Forthofer most recently served as Director of the Division of Epidemiology at the Arnold School of...


Dr. Larissa R. Brunner Huber Awarded HSRA Grant
April 8, 2016

Dr. Larissa R. Brunner Huber has been awarded a grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to investigate the association between short birth intervals and under-studied adverse pregnancy outcomes using data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). ...

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Department of Public Health Sciences Holds Successful CAHME Site Visit
April 8, 2016

Many thanks our friends and colleagues for your support and advice during our recent CAHME re-accreditation process. Our site visit just concluded with a preliminary finding that the Department fully met 33 of 35 criteria and have partially met the remaining...

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MSPH Program to become MPH Degree
March 24, 2016

On August 15th, 2016, the Department of Public Health Sciences' MSPH program will become an MPH degree! This name change does not alter curriculum,  accreditation, or commitment to preparing public health practitioner scholars. Students will continue to complete 36-39 credit...

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UNC Charlotte Hosts Higher Education Thought Leader
March 18, 2016

Association of American Colleges & Universities Executive Terry Rhodes visited UNC Charlotte this week for a series of discussions with faculty, staff and campus leaders. Dr. Rhodes is the Vice President of the Office of Quality, Curriculum and Assessment and Executive Director of VALUE at...

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Psychology Major Wins Giveaway in Public Health Minor Survey
March 17, 2016

The Department of Public Health Sciences conducted an online survey of Public Health (PH) minor students from February 25, 2016 - March 16, 2016. The drawing for the iPad was held today in the Department of Public Health Sciences. And the winner of the brand new iPad is Hanna Snyder.  Hanna is...


The Public Health Minor Survey - chance to win an iPad
February 29, 2016

The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is conducting a brief online survey of Public Health minors to improve our services and help ensure the academic success of students enrolled in the Public Health minor program. Those who complete the...