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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Health & Safety

$14.7 million grant from NFL will examine 20-year neurologic health outcomes in former NFL players

A multi-institution team including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $14.7 million grant from the National Football League to study potential long-term neurologic health consequences of concussions and sub-concussive injuries sustained by former NFL players. It will be the largest cohort of former NFL players ever studied. Concern has been […] ... 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

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 […] ... 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

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 hires new IE director, launches program for environment studies

As the new director of the Institute for the Environment effective July 1, Michael Piehler draws on his lifetime of experiences as an observer, researcher, teacher and convener to lead an environmental convergence at Carolina to new heights. ... Read More

Inventor of the Year Mark Schoenfisch makes NO the optimistic answer

Mark Schoenfisch has turned his passion for researching the molecule nitric oxide (NO) into medical inventions that can save lives by detecting deadly infections and improve the lives of people with diabetes and cystic fibrosis. ... Read More

The kids are not alright

A Carolina researcher is dedicated to improving the well-being of youths who take care of their parents and siblings. ... Read More

Winners Selected for UNC Creativity Hubs Inaugural Awards

Carolina research teams span disciplines to fight obesity and advance water purification. ... Read More

Carolina recognized for source water protection

The Energy Services and Environment and Health and Safety departments received the 2018 Source Water Protection Award from the N.C. Source Water Collaborative. ... Read More