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     February 2012

NC quality improvement featured in JPHMP

North Carolina's outstanding public health quality improvement work is featured in the January/February issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The issue is entirely focused on quality improvement in public health. More...

NCIPH QI team tackles course management

NCIPH learned first-hand about the value of quality improvement by sending a team to the Quality Improvement 101 course offered by the NC Center for Public Health Quality. More...

Congratulations to Dr. Tavie Flanagan

Tavie FlanaganAfter six long years of course work, research, and writing, Tavie Flanagan, continuing education specialist with the Office of Continuing Education, completed her dissertation and received a doctorate from the UNC-CH School of Nursing. More...


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Minority Health Conference brochure cover
33rd  Annual Minority Health Conference
Translational Research--The Road from Efficacy to Equity

Reducing obesity in Moore and Montgomery Counties

In Moore and Montgomery Counties, a project called Healthy Kids in the Carolinas will work in five communities in the largely rural area where overweight and obesity among elementary school students exceeds 50 percent at times. The project partners aim to remove some of the barriers keeping these children from being active and eating right. More...

NC Telehealth Network receives Public Leadership Award

The North Carolina Telehealth Network received the Public Leadership Award during the 21 Awards Gala hosted by the North Carolina Technology Association in Durham. Along with several partners, The North Carolina Institute for Public Health of the Gillings School of Global Public Health secured funding and coordinated the participation of NC health providers in the North Carolina Telehealth Network. More...


From Director Anna Schenck

Anna SchenckPublic health is a team sport. By its very nature, public health requires teamwork, partnerships and collaborative effort. In this edition of Impact, you will find several articles illustrating the importance of teamwork and partnerships. More...

Practica give students field experience

The NC Public Health Leaders in Practice program gives residential graduate students in the Gillings School of Global Public Health opportunities for practice experience via academic credit-bearing field practica in local public health agencies. More...

New online resource guide for vulnerable and at-risk populations

The NC Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center has developed an online resource guide to provide a custom list of resources with accompanying maps to aide local health departments with preparedness planning for vulnerable and at-risk populations. More...


Management Academy teams graduate

Accreditation Update

Call for nominations: Craig Michalak Award for Excellence


The University of North Carolina School of Public Health at Chapel Hill

The North Carolina Institute for Public Health
The Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box 8165, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8165
Phone: 919.843-6612, Fax: 919.966.5692
Editorial: Becky Hart
Design: Zannie Gunn

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