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In the news….October 25, 2021

October 25, 2021

Fenaba Addo was featured on PBS News Hour in a discussion on how federal emergency aid offset costs for students in historically Black schools.

John Batsis participated in a National Council on Aging roundtable entitled “Roundtable on Obesity and Equitable Aging” as the representative from the American Geriatrics Society.

Storytelling reporter: Everybody has a story. Here’s mine (Carolina Demography, USA Today)

We are thrilled that Takhona Hlatshwako ’22 has been named a Rhodes Scholar. She worked with Sharon Weir on research related to HIV testing participation and services.

Analysis: The delta wave is subsiding but deaths are still high (Justin Lessler, Washington Post)

Whitney Robinson‘s tweet was featured in a VOA piece about Colin Powell and immune responses to vaccines.

Congrats to Jim Thomas who just received the 2020 APHA Ethics Section Distinguished Career Award in recognition of his contributions to public health ethics. The leadership team writes, “Your service to APHA, the Ethics Section, and the field of public health is outstanding and a model of collaborative leadership and participation for future public health leaders in the field.”

Latinx education, workforce prep barriers in North Carolina (Rebecca Tippett, EdNC)