The water crisis in Flint, Michigan: This is public health

We take so many things for granted in the U.S., including having safe water for drinking and bathing. When officials state repeatedly that water is safe, most citizens believe them. However, residents of Flint, Mich., were betrayed by officials at every level—local, state and federal. It’s a story that’s happened… Read More

Civility as campaigns heat up

Iowa tonight and onward to a strange election cycle It seems as though there’s been a Presidential campaign since Barack Obama was re-elected, and that’s way too long. Other countries don’t allow their campaigns to go on like we do, and we should not either. Nevertheless, I am reminded of… Read More

Welcome 2016

Check out the latest Carolina Public Health magazine and our SPH News Archives for the latest Gillings news. Below are selected highlights from the last six months. Click on the images throughout this post for more information. Happy new year! Our School continues to be a major leader in practice… Read More

The gun epidemic

New York Times and APHA agree: It is time On Saturday, Dec. 5, editors of the New York Times did something they have done only a few times previously; the last time was in 1920. They published an editorial, titled “The Gun Epidemic,” on the front page. In doing so,… Read More