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Faculty Fellow John Batsis presented to White House Domestic Policy Council

September 26, 2022

Faculty Fellow John Batsis was the American Geriatric Society’s representation as part of the National Council on Aging’s Obesity and Equity Aging Initiative that took place last year. This ongoing initiative met again last week, where members of the Indian Health Service, NCOA, National Asian Pacific Center on Aging, and the Gerontological Society of America…

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Research finds educators need mental health support following hurricanes

September 19, 2022

After Hurricanes Harvey and Matthew hit Texas and North Carolina, it was the custodians who removed debris and damaged supplies from the athletic fields. It was the principals who stayed in the building for 24 hours while their schools operated as shelters. It was the teachers who ran to the local pharmacy to retrieve students’…

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Researchers suggest more detailed alcohol warning labels could reduce health harms

September 1, 2022

  You know drinking alcohol isn’t the best thing for your health, but just how bad is it? After all, in the United States, two thirds of adults report some degree of alcohol use. When we do picture health harms from drinking, we’re more likely to think of car crashes than cancer. This is largely…

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New Research on Addressing Racism’s Role in the U.S. HIV Epidemic

August 20, 2022

Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., MPH, PA-C, Core Faculty, is a co-author on new research in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (JAIDS). In "Addressing Racism's Role in the US HIV Epidemic: Qualitative Findings From Three Ending the HIV Epidemic Prevention Projects," the authors present key challenges to the success of the Ending the HIV Epidemic…

How epidemiology researchers discuss race and ethnicity

August 10, 2022

How do you study race and racism when there's no consensus on how these terms are used in research? New research from a collaborative team of PhD students at the Carolina Population Center tackles this question and provides guidance for researchers across disciplines. The PhD students - who come from the fields of epidemiology, sociology,…