Posts Dated Archive: March 2016

HB2 is bad for NC2

HB2: Legislation in search of a problem From: Understanding HB2: North Carolina’s newest law solidifies state’s role in defining discrimination By Michael Gordon, Mark S. Price and Katie Peralta, Charlotte Observer ( In a one-day specially convened session Wednesday (March 23), North Carolina’s legislature passed a sweeping law that reverses… Read More

Ward Cates Remembered

The passing of a public health hero, trusted adviser, colleague and friend I use the word “hero” rarely. The word should mean something. Ward Cates was a public health hero. As did so many others, I adored, admired and was awed by Ward Cates, who was, to our great fortune,… Read More