Fall 2023

From Matthew Chamberlin
Associate Dean for Communications and Marketing

In this year's Impact Report, we highlight the Gillings School's expansive role in public health, from local community efforts to global initiatives. Our innovative research, commitment to inclusivity and new faculty additions exemplify our dedication to health equity and educational excellence. We value your insights and invite your feedback at sphcomm@unc.edu as we continue to advance public health locally and globally. Stay connected and safe.

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Fall 2023

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From the Dean
General
Dean Messonnier celebrates a year at Gillings School, highlighting its top U.S. News ranking and commitment to public health education.
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Preparedness: Symposium underscores READDI’s role in ‘marathon of preparedness’
Epidemiology
READDI Symposium highlights pandemic readiness, featuring broad-spectrum antiviral strategies and expert discussions on preparedness.
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Preparedness: UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke awarded $50M from FDA for new research center
BIOS
UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University receive $50M from FDA to establish a Research Triangle Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation.
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Preparedness: Gillings hosts new CDC outbreak forecasting center
Epidemiology
UNC Gillings School hosts a new CDC-funded center for outbreak forecasting, joining a 13-partner network to enhance public health responses and analytics.
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Clean air and water: EPA funding bolsters Gillings research on PFAS in outdoor air
ESE
Gillings School researchers receive $799,833 EPA grant for developing methods to detect PFAS and other emerging air pollutants.
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Clean air and water: Students reflect on ‘once-in-a-generation’ UN Water Conference
ESE
UNC Gillings students reflect on key insights from the UN Water Conference, emphasizing global water challenges and the importance of sustainable solutions.
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Healthy communities: NC youth leaders champion vaping prevention at inaugural UNC-led summit
HB
NC Youth Vaping Prevention Summit at UNC Gillings School engages young leaders in vaping prevention and advocacy efforts statewide.
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Healthy communities: Gillings School plays lead role in new Lancet Commission on Evidence-Based Implementation in Global Health
MCH
The Lancet Commission on Evidence-Based Implementation in Global Health, co-led by the Gillings School, aims to enhance global health interventions' practice.
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Training the next generation of leaders
General
The Gillings School marks its largest graduating class and achievements in academic training and support.
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