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WSOC: Medical experts still concerned as COVID-19 deaths decrease in NC

   July 7, 2020

Professor Michael Thompson says there is more to the numbers than meets the eye.

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College of Health and Human Services Announces Leadership Transitions

   July 1, 2020

With the approaching retirement of Jane Neese, senior associate dean of academic affairs, Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke has announced a series of transitions in...

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Public Health Professor Receives Prestigious National Fellowship

   June 24, 2020

UNC Charlotte public health professor Dr. Michael Dulin has been selected for one of the nation’s most prestigious fellowships in health policy. Dulin is among six health professionals from across the nation named to the 2020-2021...

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Charlotte Observer: Here’s why COVID-19 spread in Charlotte has nothing to do with the protests - yet

   June 16, 2020

Dr. Melinda Forthofer, chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences, spoke with the Charlotte Observer on the “delicate balance” between remaining healthy in the midst of a pandemic and addressing racism in America.

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Perspective: Take Action

   June 11, 2020

by: Dr. Jan Warren-Findlow, associate professor and director of the Master of Public Health program

Many Americans are struggling to find ways to show their support around issues of racial injustice and systemic...

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CHHS DIvE Committee Statement on Addressing Racial Injustice

   June 10, 2020

“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change,  I am changing the things I cannot accept”  (Angela Davis)...

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Racism is a Public Health Crisis

   June 3, 2020

Systemic racism plagues our country and is a serious threat to the public's health. To be part of the solution we must promote social justice for all not only in our classrooms but in the culture of our schools and workplaces. To read a statement released by The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, of which we are a member, please click the link below. ...

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Public Health Honors Societies Welcome New Members

   May 28, 2020

The UNC Charlotte graduate chapters of Upsilon Phi Delta (UPD) and Beta Phi chapter of Delta Omega honor societies recently celebrated new members as part of the Department of Public Health Sciences’...

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Student Group Creates COVID-19 Informational Video

   May 13, 2020

A group of UNC Charlotte health and human services students have joined with peers from the Charlotte AHEC Scholars program to create a COVID-19 PSA in response to the need for more information in communities of color regarding the virus and the myths...

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New UNC Charlotte Podcast to Support College Athletes’ Mental Health

   May 12, 2020

By: Anna Henderson, Communications Graduate Student

College sports can take a toll on an athlete’s body that doctors, trainers and other staff work to combat every day through preventative workouts and exercises. As a former college volleyball player at UNC Charlotte, my knees crack and swell,...

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