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March 2010Institute as Educator


From the director
One of the Institute's key functions has been to provide students at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health with practice-based learning opportunities. Our award-winning Team Epi-Aid program, directed by Dr. Pia MacDonald, has provided 250 students with an extraordinary range of field experiences which have both served their educational needs and served the needs of our practice partners in North Carolina. More...

Historic student-led conference continues to flourish
On February 26th almost 500 participants attended the 31st Annual Minority Health Conference at the University of North Carolina, the oldest and largest student-led conference of its kind in the country.More...


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H1N1 Campaign at UNC
It's nice to have a pool of talented students nearby
Earlier this year, the NC Division of Public Health asked NCIPH to help with their H1N1 Campus Campaign, in order to increase the numbers of college-age youth who have been immunized for H1N1 influenza, a virus of special concern to those under 25. More...


ALBD students build bridges from classroom to practice
ALBD staffSince Active Living By Design (ALBD) was launched in 2002, students have been a mainstay of its work. ALBD Director Sarah Strunk noted, "From the beginning, we recognized we have a responsibility to support the next generation of leaders in this emerging field. Fortunately, UNC and the Gillings School of Global Public Health have provided us with a wealth of talent." More...


Team Epi-Aid: Learning while helping

Team Epi-Aid
The 2009 national assessment of epidemiologic capacity conducted by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists shows an erosion of epidemiologic capacity in state health departments, endangering these agencies’ ability to carry out essential public health functions. This epidemiologic need is even more pronounced at the local level. Team Epi-Aid, an award-winning service learning program administered by the North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness, is helping to fill that need. More...

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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: 919.966.4032
Fax: 919.966.5692

Editorial: Bev Holt
and Becky Hart
Design: Zannie Gunn