Departmental News

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UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas’ First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science

   January 14, 2020

UNC Charlotte has opened the Carolinas’ first School of Data Science. This interdisciplinary school allows UNC Charlotte to expand on its programs in the field and open up the growing and diverse field of data science to students with varied career interests. The School of Data Science is planning to offer the state’s only bachelor’s program in data science beginning in fall 2020, pending...

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PHS Faculty Highlighted in New Active Learning Classroom

   November 20, 2019

Inside UNC Charlotte posted a news article highlighting the new active learning classroom in the College of Health and Human Services and featured two of our PHS faculty, Pilar Zuber and Deborah Beete. Click here to read the article. 

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Q & A: Public Health Research Sheds Light on Important Factor in Suicide Prevention

   October 28, 2019

New research co-led by UNC Charlotte public health associate professor Robert Cramer is providing insights into important factors related to suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Cramer and colleagues used data from a cross-national study of suicide among young adults aged...

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Thinking of Environmental Justice as a Public Health Issue

   October 23, 2019

by: Darien Woods, Julia Stullken (MPH students), and Dr. Jan Warren-Findlow (MPH Program Director)

In the wake of the Climate Strike that took place in Charlotte and around the world on September 19th, the media are abuzz with the importance of environmental justice. But what is...

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Research to Examine Effectiveness of Bystander Intervention for Violence Prevention in At-Risk Groups

   October 16, 2019

A new grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allow UNC Charlotte social work professor Annelise Mennicke to investigate the effectiveness of a national violence prevention program while receiving valuable mentorship and professional development...

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MPH Program Announces Spring Admissions

   September 6, 2019

The Master of Public Health Program (MPH) at UNC Charlotte is now offering spring admissions. The program’s rolling application cycle will begin accepting applications for spring admissions starting on September 7th. The priority deadline for spring applications is November 1st. UNC Charlotte is one of only three MPH programs in the state to offer a spring start date and...

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New CHHS Dean Named Alumna of the Year by Alma Mater

   September 5, 2019

Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, was named the 2019 Alumna of the Year by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

“Catrine is an esteemed researcher known worldwide for her work in the field of walking behavior and an excellent example of alumni who have formed the basis for their research careers as undergraduate students at...

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Public Health Sciences Faculty Earn Awards for Teaching and Mentoring

   August 28, 2019

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to annouce its 2018-2019 Faculty Teaching and Staff Employee of the Year Awards. Two winners from the Department of Public Health Sciences were honored at the August All-College Meeting. 

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Dr.Ahmed Arif, Associate Professor, Department of...

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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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