Impact: A quarterly newsletter from the NC Institute for Public Health
     February 2014


Rosenau HallNew Location for the Institute
On January 31, the North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH) moved back to a location within the Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Active Living by Design Grows Up
Active Living by Design left the University to become affiliated with Third Sector New England, a Boston-based 501(c)(3) that provides resources, best practices and field-building support to non-profit organizations and leaders across the country.

Read more about these and other changes for NCIPH this year...

Public Health Incubators foster resource sharing, meet local needs

Since 2004, the North Carolina Legislature has granted funds to the Division of Public Health and NCIPH to coordinate the N.C. Public Health Incubator Collaboratives. These regional incubators foster innovative partnerships across local health departments that acknowledge common interests and better address local needs. Read more...

NCIPH identifies training needs of local public health workers

In the spring of 2013, NCIPH took yet another step to secure a well-trained public health workforce. NCIPH surveyed the state’s local public health workers to identify skill gaps and collect overall demographic characteristics. Read more...

JPHMP features NCIPH’s Mary Davis as guest editor

Transforming Public Health Practice Through Accreditation is the focus of the 20th anniversary issue of the Journal of Public Health. Our own Dr. Mary Davis serves as one of the guest editors of and co-authored two articles in the issue. Read more...

NC OSHERC presents its 34th Annual Winter Institute 

The North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center is responsible for providing quality continuing education opportunities in occupational and environmental safety and health workers. Read more...

NCIPH shares biosurveillance practices

Last fall, NCIPH launched an effort to share with state, territorial, tribal, and local public health leaders practices to improve situational awareness during a public health emergency. Read more...

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

North Carolina Institute for Public Health
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