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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Focus Carolina: Allison Aiello

Dr. Allison Aiello is a professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, where she studies how diseases like the flu are spread and what social factors might determine who gets a disease, how often it might recur and how it is spread. She is an expert in influenza, investigating non-pharmaceutical interventions for flu prevention. Some of the studies incorporate the use of smart phone apps.

About Focus Carolina

Every day, faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

Tune in to Focus Carolina during morning, noon and evening drive times and on the weekends to hear their stories and find out what ignites their passion for their work. Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on WCHL, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You can listen to WCHL at 97.9 FM or 1360 AM.