Departmental News

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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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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...

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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)...

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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. ...

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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’...

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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

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