Departmental News

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UNC Charlotte Receives Grant to Develop Suicide Prevention Programs

   August 26, 2021

UNC Charlotte will soon be able to build sustainable trauma-focused, resilience-oriented campus suicide prevention policies, programs and networks thanks to the three-year Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

The grant totals about $300,000 over three years and will start on Sept. 30.  

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Health Systems Management Information Session

Want to learn more about the Health Systems Management program?
   August 5, 2021

Join us for the Health Systems Management (HSMT) Information Session on Tuesday, August 24, 1-2pm in CHHS 131.  This event is open to anyone interested in learning about the HSMT program at UNC Charlotte or the health systems management field in general. The session will cover general program information, discuss career prospects, and answer questions.  Contact M.A.Smith@uncc....

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UNC Charlotte Graduate Accepted to Top 10 Medical Schools

   May 25, 2021

UNC Charlotte graduate Andrea Badillo-Perez was accepted to Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Penn, Duke, Virginia, Georgetown, UNC-Chapel Hill, Miami and NYU. She’s graduating with degrees in biology and psychology and a minor in public health.

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Research Highlights Effects of Mandatory Mask Policies

   April 15, 2021

Researchers from the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences found that early adoption of state-directed mandatory face mask policies was associated with a 10% reduced mortality risk ratio across all counties and a 5% reduced mortality risk ratio among urban counties.

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Charlotte Business Buzz Podcast: Visualizing the COVID-19 Pandemic through Data Science

   February 4, 2021

Data remains crucial to understanding the impact and spread of COVID-19 around the globe. Rajib Paul, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health Science, joined the Charlotte Business Buzz podcast with colleague Jean-Claude Thill to...

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Meet CHHS Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke

   January 22, 2021
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Campus COVID-19 effort provides valuable experience for public health students

   January 12, 2021

Throughout the fall semester, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students as well as postdoctoral fellows in a variety of academic programs went to work in campus labs that are testing wastewater samples for COVID-19 and as contact tracers undertaking essential public health activities. Not only have they contributed to the...

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Health Services Research Alumna Earns Family Planning Fellowship

   November 9, 2020

Comfort Olorunsaiye, a 2015 Ph.D. graduate of the UNC Charlotte’s Health Services Research program has been selected to receive a ...

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Study Assesses COVID-19 Impact on Vulnerable Populations in Charlotte

   November 3, 2020

A new study released by UNC Charlotte researchers has found the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with concerning mental health effects among vulnerable community members in Charlotte.

The study assessed COVID-19-specific...

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Public Health Alumna Recognized in "10 Under Ten" Awards

   October 23, 2020

The UNC Charlotte Young Alumni Chapter's 10 Under Ten Awards aim to recognize exceptional UNC Charlotte alumni who have graduated within the past ten years. Created in 2018, the award program shines a spotlight on graduates who are not only staking their claim in their professional careers, but who are also heavily involved in the community through volunteering and...

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