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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, ...

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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...

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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...

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How will the coronavirus outbreak end in Charlotte?

   April 13, 2020

UNC Charlotte public health professor Michael Thompson tells Charlotte Agenda to think of the COVID-19 outbreak in the days ahead like a "smoldering fire."

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The Facts About Alcohol During Stressful Times Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

   April 9, 2020

UNC Charlotte public health doctoral alumna Corliss Solomon and public health professor Beth Racine shared expertise with WBTV about concerns around substance use in the current environment.

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National Public Health Week 2020: One We All Will Remember

   April 7, 2020

by: Michael E. Thompson, MS, DrPH,  Associate Professor and Associate Chair, UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences

Each year, the United Stated designates the week encompassing World Health Day (7 April), as National Public Health Week (NPHW).  For 2020, NPHW falls the week of 6-12 April.  In reality, however, we have all been...

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Charlotte Observer: Tips for Restaurant Takeout, Delivery Safety During COVID-19

   April 2, 2020

Dr. Lyndie Forthofer, chair of UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences, spoke to the Charlotte Observer to share tips on food safety in the current enviornment.

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Suicide Prevention During COVID-19

   April 1, 2020
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VIDEO: Public Health and COVID-19 - Self Care

   March 25, 2020

Faced with the responsibilities of our daily lives and the added weight of the COVID-19 outbreak, taking care of ourselves mentally may sometimes slip from view. Dr. Lyndie Forhofer, chair of the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences, shares strategies to maintain overall health in the midst.

 

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VIDEO: Public Health and COVID-19 - Working from Home

   March 23, 2020

Working from home feels like it could be relaxing or easy. A few days in, with our laptop and the couch, and we start to realize: maybe it’s not. UNC Charlotte public health professor Lyndie Forthofer offers a few solutions.

 

 

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