CHHS Spring 2021 Information


SHAHS Assistant Professor Elected to SOPHE Board of Trustees

SHAHS Assistant Professor Elected to SOPHE Board of Trustees

1/21: SHAHS Assistant Professor Sabrina Cherry was elected to the 2021-22 Society for Public Health Education, Inc. (SOPHE) Board of Trustees. More...

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Building A Health Care Innovation Certificate: It's a Team Effort (Wilmington Biz Insights)

1/4/21 - Over a year ago, University of North Carolina Wilmington and New Hanover Regional Medical Center began efforts of educating health care professionals and College of Health and Human Services faculty on how to build a new innovative business, and solve a real time health care problem. As usual, we did this in our silos of our organizations. Realizing that true successful innovation comes from the diversity of ideas and experiences, we formed a team of health care professionals and faculty to design a health care innovation certificate program. This program would not only be for health care professionals and faculty but also students and others in our community that are interested. More...

Public Health Assistant Professor Recipient of Prestigious Peace Corps Award

Public Health Assistant Professor Recipient of Prestigious Peace Corps Award

12/20 - Dr. Sabrina Cherry has won the 2020 Franklin H. Williams Award.

The Franklin H. Williams Award recognizes ethnically diverse returned Peace Corps volunteers who demonstrate a lifelong commitment to civic engagement, service, diversity, inclusion and world peace to the Peace Corps' Third Goal of promoting a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans. Cherry is one of six recipients of the award. More...

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UNCW Launches Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program

12/20 - Twelve faculty and staff members have been selected as fellows for the Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program established by UNCW Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with the Office of the Provost, the Division of Student Affairs, the Office of Business Affairs and the Office of General Counsel. Leah Mayo, the College's Center for Healthy Communities coordinator, has been selected to serve.

Fellows will collaborate with each of the offices to design programs, policies, and/or procedures that focus on cultivating inclusive partnerships or community engagement with diverse external organizations, said Donyell Roseboro, the university’s interim chief diversity officer. More...

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School of Nursing to Honor Faculty Through the DAISY Award

12/20 - The School of Nursing is proud to honor its outstanding faculty with the DAISY Award — an international recognition program that celebrates faculty for their commitment and inspirational influence on their nursing students.

The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem) Award was established in memory of J. Patrick Barnes, who died at 33 of an autoimmune disease. The Barnes family was awestruck by the clinical skills and compassion of the nurses who cared for Patrick, so they created this award to say thank-you to nurses everywhere. Anyone can nominate a full-time UNCW School of Nursing faculty member who is a registered nurse. More...