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Medic - Mecklenburg County’s Public Health Superheroes

   August 2, 2019

by: Julia Stullken, Master of Public Health student, and Dr. Jan Warren-Findlow, MPH Program Director and Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences

A recent...

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UNC Charlotte Faculty Share Expertise in North Carolina Medical Journal

   July 22, 2019

The latest issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal (NCMJ) focuses on how technology and big data can impact healthcare in North Carolina. The issue was co-edited by Dr. Michael Thompson, associate chair of the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences, and...

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A Public Health Success Story in San Antonio

   July 19, 2019

Shortly after San Antonio Assistant City Manager and UNC Charlotte Health Services Research alumna Colleen Bridger helped open San Antonio’s Migrant Resource Center, a crew from conspiracy website InfoWars showed up to shoot a video stoking fears that the influx of immigrants would bring Ebola and other infectious diseases into the city.

Rather than slam the door in their faces,...

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North Carolina, South Carolina Join Forces to Combat HIV Epidemic

   July 10, 2019

Health officials and leading researchers in North Carolina and South Carolina have created a new collaborative effort to end the HIV epidemic in both states. Carolinas United to End HIV (CUE-HIV) is a partnership between the State of North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the State of South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the Mecklenburg County Health...

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PROTECTING THE HERD: WHY CHARLOTTE SHOULD CARE ABOUT MEASLES

   June 13, 2019

by: Julia Stullken, MPH student, and Dr. Jan Warren-Findlow, MPH Program Director and Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences

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Can Technology Extend Grocers' Reach into Food Deserts?

   May 23, 2019

America's food deserts have proven resistant to innovation in the past, with efforts like mobile grocery trucks and community gardens making at best a small dent in the problem. Now, the private and public sectors are betting on technology to provide solutions for the 37 million Americans living in neighborhoods without ready access to fresh foods.

Beth Racine, professor...

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UNC Charlotte Named “Leader” for Commitment to Social Mobility and Research

   May 6, 2019

by: Julia Stullken, Master of Public Health student

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UNC Charlotte Appoints New Dean of College of Health and Human Services

   April 26, 2019

The UNC Charlotte community is pleased to welcome Catrine Tudor-Locke as dean of the College of Health and Human Services beginning August 2019. Tudor-Locke joins the University from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she is associate dean for research and administration in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Prior to her current...

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Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

   April 23, 2019

On March 26, UNC Charlotte’s Data Science Initiative hosted its second annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference. This half-day event held at the Ritz-Carlton featured several keynote speakers, a panel discussion, and a networking reception for attendees, academics, and professionals.

Among the 300 attendees were Dr. Laura Gunn and the first Health Informatics and Analytics...

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Over 1,000 HSMT Majors

   April 22, 2019

We have 1,009 declared HSMT majors, and are also projected to have 88 HSMT graduates this semester! 

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