Departmental News

[title_1]

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...

Read More



[title_1]

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)...

Read More



[title_1]

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. ...

Read More



[title_1]

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’...

Read More



[title_1]

GRADUATE STUDENT SELECTED AS SEMIFINALIST IN MIT COVID-19 DATATHON

HIA and MHA student uses data science to uncover health solutions for marginalized populations
   May 27, 2020

Read the full story on the School of Data Science's website by clicking here

Read More



[title_1]

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...

Read More



[title_1]

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,...

Read More



[title_1]

CHESO Memory Books

CHESO Presents MHA Students With a Memory Book in Lieu of Commencement Ceremony
   May 8, 2020

Due to COVID-19, graduation ceremonies across the state have been canceled or postponed. CHESO recognizes that many of our students will not be able to attend a graduation ceremony at a later date if they have relocated and began their post-grad careers. In an effort to honor our graduating students, CHESO put together an MHA Student Memory Book. The book includes photos of each student, ...

Read More



[title_1]

Study Examines Value of Grit and Humor in Suicide Prevention

   May 1, 2020

A pair of UNC Charlotte researchers, in collaboration with co-authors at Louisiana State University and the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland), recently published a study in the journal Personality and Individual Differences...

Read More



[title_1]

Dr. Dace Brown Featured for Careers in Aging Week

   April 24, 2020

April 19- 25 is Careers in Aging Week, and the Erickson School of Aging Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is highlighting opportunities available in aging services and showcasing various aging professionals to celebrate. Dr. Dace Brown, an Assistant Professor...

Read More