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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Health & Medicine

Carolina People: Grayson Bowen

What Grayson Bowen likes most about his job is seeing people in recovery realize "they can live full, successful lives and that their mental illness is not something that is going to rob them of their path." ... Read More

McFee, Roper win North Carolina’s highest civilian honor

The North Carolina Award was created by the General Assembly in 1961 to recognize significant contributions to the state and nation in the fields of fine arts, literature, public service and science. ... Read More

Toward a healthier future

The Gillings School of Global Public Health is building a future that is safer, healthier, greener and more equitable for all people. In this Q&A, Dean Barbara Rimer shares her vision for the school. ... Read More

Carolina named a top education value in 2 separate rankings

In U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings for the 18th straight year, Carolina placed fifth among national public universities. For the 14th consecutive time in “Great Schools, Great Prices,” Carolina was the first national public university, the eighth overall in rankings of national universities for best value. ... Read More

A ‘gaze toward tomorrow’

The School of Dentistry is not only shaping the future of dental education and dental research, but also the oral health of individuals and communities at home and around the world. In this Q&A, Dean Scott De Rossi shares his vision for the school. ... Read More

Thorp Scholars recognized for work with communities

Nine Carolina faculty members were honored in August for their community engagement through scholarly endeavors as graduates of class VI of the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program. ... Read More

Leading the business of health

The Kenan-Flager Business School recently launched the Center for the Business of Health to address an array of challenges, including affordability, access and outcome variations. ... Read More

Carolina People: Elizabeth French

  Elizabeth French ASSISTANT DEAN FOR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AT THE GILLINGS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH What’s a typical day like in your job? Nearly everything I do is focused on advancing the four pillars of our school’s strategic plan: create 21st century classrooms for teaching and learning, become truly global, be innovative and be more […] ... Read More

Meet Carolina’s new and notable faculty 2018–19

The University welcomes many new faculty members each year. Some have freshly minted doctorates, but others are seasoned professors and researchers and experienced professionals new to the world of academia. For the 2018–19 academic year, 86 new people will join the Carolina faculty. Here’s an introduction to a few of them.       Sayamindu […] ... Read More

Trustees announce goals, view heart-tugging stories of patients benefitting from research

At the first University Board of Trustees meeting in the new fiscal year, Chair Haywood Cochrane announced six goals for the board that are tied to the University’s strategic framework, the Blueprint for Next. The trustees also heard two presentations about University health care research that has led to groundbreaking patient treatments. ... Read More