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Jun 20

Seed grants awarded to Fellows Parcesepe and Ng

In June, Fellows Angela Parcesepe and Shu Wen Ng were each awarded seed grants to investigate the impacts of the...
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Jun 20

Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen: Minor sex trafficking of girls with disabilities

Franchino-Olsen is the first author on a new study, "Minor sex trafficking of girls with disabilities," published in the International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare.
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Jun 20

Trainee Spotlight: Max Reason

Max Reason is a statistician at the United States Department of Agriculture. He is a former trainee at the Carolina...
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Jun 20

Response to Recent Events

Dear faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the Carolina Population Center, In the past months police killings of African...
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May 20

Large collaboration explores social determinants of health in humans and other social mammals

Humans are not the only social mammals, however, and similar research looking at other social mammals indicates that they, too, are influenced by their social environments and social adversity.
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May 20

Adults in Mexico are consuming fewer soft drinks three years into a sugary-beverage tax

Three years after Mexico implemented a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, the country’s adults are consuming fewer soft drinks, according to new findings from an international team of researchers.
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May 20

Trainee Spotlight: Rachel Wilbur

Rachel Wilbur is a fourth year doctoral candidate in Human Biology and Predoctoral Trainee in the Biosocial Program at CPC....
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Apr 20

Who gets admitted to medical education in low- and middle-income countries — and why does it matter?

Recent studies have found that doctors and nurses in low- and middle-income countries are often absent from work, sometimes seek unauthorized payments for services, and may treat patients in disrespectful or abusive ways.
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Apr 20

Can social media help track the spread of disease?

In a recent article, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers explored how to effectively and ethically include social media and broader Internet tracking as part of public health surveillance efforts.
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Apr 20

These basic public health measures can slow the spread of COVID-19

The epidemiology of COVID-19 — the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 — has become clearer as case numbers rise and researchers refine their estimates of the severity and transmissibility of the virus.
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