UNC-Chapel Hill: 223 years strong

UNC-Chapel Hill bestowed five Distinguished Alumni Awards at University Day ceremonies on Oct. 11 in Memorial Hall. Left to right are recipients Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, Dr. Sandy Shugart and our own biostatistics alumna Paula Brown Stafford, keynote speaker Steve Farmer, Chancellor Carol Folt, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Dr. James… Read More

We pay our taxes

Proud daughter of a first-gen who paid his taxes We’re nearing the second anniversary of my father’s death, and my sister Liz reminded me that, on his deathbed, our father, Irving, had said to her: “Please don’t forget to pay my taxes.” Even as he lay dying, he thought about… Read More

President of National Academy of Medicine energizes HPM’s 80th anniversary celebration

  On Friday, Sept. 16, Victor Dzau, MD, president of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine, presented the keynote lecture to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Gillings School’s Department of Health Policy and Management. Dzau, who also serves as chair of the health and… Read More

Reflections on recent tragedies; consider attending events

[Following is the text of a letter sent via email to the Gillings School community on Friday, September 23.]       Dear Gillings students, staff and faculty, I want to encourage us all to reflect on the difficult time in which we are living and what each of us can do,… Read More