Posts Dated Archive: February 2008

Outside in, inside out

It has been an exciting week. We had the first meeting of our Acceleration Advisory Committee, UNC mens’ Tar Heels beat NC State in basketball, celebrated with Dennis and Joan Gillings when Dennis was given the award as Triangle Businessperson of the Year and heard Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice give… Read More

Excellence through collaboration

Family The week began with a very early call from my father that he and my mother were at the UNC Hospitals emergency room, with my mother being the patient. She spent two days in the hospital, and while that was happening, our world subtly shifted. She is home, OK,… Read More

Keeping the public healthy

On the election front The election field is getting smaller, but the stakes are getting higher for the public’s health. I hope we can talk openly as a school and public health professionals about who is likely to keep the public healthiest, to paraphrase an important report. Will any candidate… Read More