Departmental News

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WBTV: Getting Back to a Pre-Pandemic You

   September 16, 2020

WBTV News spoke with Dr. Beth Racine, a professor of public health at UNC Charlotte, and Dr. Corliss Solomon, a recent UNC Charlotte public health doctoral program graduate, for tips on and staying on the right track...

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Public Health Ph.D. Class Creates Podcasts

   August 26, 2020

For students in doctoral programs in public health, there’s more to the day-to-day than learning theory and research methods. For many public health professionals, connecting with the community and sharing their research with diverse audiences is also an important part of the job. The UNC...

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UNC Charlotte Work in UCITY Family Zone Boosted by $220,000 Grant

   August 21, 2020

UNC Charlotte and its many partners through the UCITY Family Zone are continuing to expand their efforts to improve social determinants of health in the local community with a $220,000 grant award from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. With this funding, the UCITY Family Zone will further its work in addressing social drivers of health and well-being for high-...

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Thompson Appointed Acting Director of Academy for Population Health Innovation

   August 13, 2020

Dr. Catrine Tudor-Locke, Dean of UNC Charlotte’s College of Health and Human Services, and Gibbie Harris, Director of Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH), have appointed Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences Dr. Michael E. Thompson as Acting Director of the Academy for Population Health...

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Study Highlights Disparities in COVID-19 in Urban and Rural Areas

   July 30, 2020
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Fashion Show of Masks

   July 15, 2020

Faculty, staff, students, and community partners from the Department of Public Health Sciences want to encourage everyone to wear a mask to protect the public and reduce the spread of COVID-19. To show that masks are always in fashion, we've put together a Fashion Show of Masks. View the Image Gallery here. You can find...

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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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