Departmental News

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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. 

Graduate Teaching

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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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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