Good Bowls: A recipe for health equity

May 29, 2018

Short-term and long-term health can be dictated by a paycheck, a home address, or another social determinant, but Good Bowls is a new initiative seeking to change that. Alice Ammerman, director of UNC’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention … Continued

New research project to study impact of living wage on health

May 29, 2018

Does more money equate to better health? Researchers are focusing on Minneapolis’ minimum wage increase to answer this question. University of Minnesota and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill researchers are collaborating to investigate the association between increased minimum wage and … Continued

CHANGE project part of AAMC Health Equity Snapshot 2018

May 22, 2018

As a part of their continued commitment to improving the health of individuals and populations, academic medical centers are conducting research to find solutions for inequities in health and health care. The 2018 Health Equity Research Snapshot, an initiative of … Continued

Wheeler to present at the Hettleman Award Lecture

April 23, 2018

Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, is to present at this year’s Hettleman Award Lecture on Tuesday, May 1, in the Tate Turner Kuralt Auditorium. Presentations begin at 1:00 pm and Dr. Wheeler will be presenting … Continued

To Alice Ammerman, public health is public service

October 4, 2017

To her many talents, nutrition professor Alice Ammerman can now add hip-hop artist. The Thomas Jefferson Award winner accepted her award at the Sept. 8 Faculty Council meeting by performing a Hamilton-esque rap linking the Declaration of Independence author to … Continued