Posts Dated Archive: May 2009

Why public health matters to us all, etc

Speaking without a net Last week, I gave a talk titled Why does public health matter to us all? at Carolina Meadows, a retirement community in the Chapel Hill area where my parents live. It is a wonderful community, the kind there are too few of in this country. The… Read More

Commencements — Onward Graduates!

What a week it was! Our School’s Commencement We graduated 312* students—65* BSPH, 197* Master’s students and50* doctoral students and recognized 220 students who were awarded certificates. Many of them were at our School’s ceremony May 9th. I loved seeing our students cross the stage and accept their diplomas (actual… Read More

Flu, what you can do to stay healthy and commencement

What you can do to stay healthy • Stay informed. This website will be updated regularly as information becomes available. • Influenza is thought to spread mainly person-to-person through coughing or sneezing of infected people. • Take everyday actions to stay healthy. 1. Cover your nose and mouth with a… Read More