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Dear Carolina Community, We are pleased to share that Dr. Nancy Messonnier, an influential leader in public health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and, most recently, the executive director for Pandemic Prevention and Health Systems at the Skoll Foundation, has been appointed dean of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public …

As details have emerged from the deadly mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas last month — which left 19 children and two teachers dead — questions have been raised about the effectiveness of security technology used at the school, experts told ABC News. In Uvalde, a school employee used a security app …

The School of Public Health believes diversity is critical to its success. The School’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee is dedicated to ensuring students, staff and faculty of all backgrounds have access to resources and information that will foster an inclusive and respectful learning environment. Check out the School’s DEI video, which provides various …

Summary Research Interests I conduct quantitative and qualitative research with a focus on tobacco control; public health policy; and orofacial science. My current research focuses on exploring smoking cessation measures specifically for people with substance use problems. Faculty Mentor Dr. Jennifer Pearson, PhD. Awards Recipient, University of Nevada, Reno, Ozmen Institute for Global Studies …

The trauma doesn’t stop at those directly impacted by the shooting, a UT professor said. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Before coming to Tennessee, Dr. Mary Lehman Held worked in San Antonio for more than a decade. San Antonio is located roughly 1.5 hours away from Uvalde, where the second-deadliest school shooting in American history took place …

Alabama schools, summer programs and camps can request rapid COVID-19 tests from the CDC through the UAB School of Public Health’s K-12 COVID-19 testing program. Written by: Maria White Media contact: Hannah Echols Alabama schools, summer programs and camps can request rapid COVID-19 tests from the CDC through the UAB School of Public Health’s K-12 …

OXFORD, Mich. – A high-tech way to quickly detect weapons in schools is getting a test run in Metro Detroit. After the deadly shooting at Oxford High School, the district made major investments in new security. Now a new artificial intelligence is being tested on campus. The technology is used in more than a dozen …

Uvalde mass shooting: US mourns after 19 children, two teachers killed Families and the country are left to grapple with grief after a shooting in Uvalde, Texas, left 19 children and two teachers dead. Scott L. Hall, Jessica Boller and Anastasiia Riddle, USA TODAY Joe Garcia had just placed flowers Thursday morning at the memorial site of …

La Niña is slowly weakening, weather experts say, but will still bring more wet weather than usual for central and eastern Australia in coming months. The Bureau of Meteorology’s Winter 2022 Climate Outlook predicts the unusually wet conditions for inland parts of New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory are likely to …

HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) – The ‘WELL is a new after-school program in Hopewell, giving students a safe place to have fun and build relationships. “There’s just a genuine happiness to be here and be in the safe,” said Superintendent Melody Hackney of Hopewell Public Schools. “Every afternoon, between 3 and 3:30 p.m., I can hear …