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  • Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar

    Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar

    Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson has been selected as a 2020 Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar and will attend this virtual event in early August.


  • MINORITY FACULTY RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

    MINORITY FACULTY RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

    In the School of Health and Human Sciences, we remain committed to actively engaging in challenging those systems that engage in systemic and structural racism and violence against those who are marginalized, disenfranchised, and oppressed. Our dedicated and experienced minority faculty are nationally and internationally recognized.


  • Faculty and Staff Awards – 2020

    Faculty and Staff Awards – 2020

    Congratulations!


  • UNCG PROFESSOR WORKS WITH WHO TO IMPROVE SEXUAL HEALTH

    UNCG PROFESSOR WORKS WITH WHO TO IMPROVE SEXUAL HEALTH

    Survey instruments–questionnaires that are used to collect information on a respondent–are vital to public health research. Many survey instruments on sexual and reproductive health have been developed for use in high-income countries, and oftentimes these tools are too specific to be used across various countries and contexts, limiting the ability to make cross-country comparisons.


  • STATEMENTS ON RACIAL JUSTICE FROM OUR DEPARTMENTS

    Department of Social Work Department of Kinesiology Department of Public Health Education


  • HHS STUDENT SUCCESS COORDINATOR, ZITHOBILE NXUMALO SPEAKS WITH WFMY ABOUT “HOW TO BE AN ALLY TO MINORITY COMMUNITIES”

    https://hhs.uncg.edu/news/hhs-student-success-coordinator-zithobile-nxumalo-speaks-with-wfmy-about-how-to-be-an-ally-to-minority-communities/  


  • UNCG RESEARCH EXPLORES HYDRATION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

    UNCG RESEARCH EXPLORES HYDRATION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

    Drink more water. It’s advice we hear frequently – from a parent, a doctor, or a coach. We know hydration is important for our overall health and wellness. But how much should we be drinking?


  • PROFESSOR AWARDED $100,000 GATES FOUNDATION GRANT

    PROFESSOR AWARDED $100,000 GATES FOUNDATION GRANT

    Dr. Jocelyn R. Smith Lee has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for her project “Disrupting Dehumanizing Narratives of Black Men in Poverty.” Smith Lee is one of just 28 grantees across the nation to be selected as part of the Gates Foundation’s Voices for Economic Opportunity Grand Challenge.


  • CTR grad featured in New York Life Insurance #LoveTakesAction series

    CTR grad featured in New York Life Insurance #LoveTakesAction series

    Nonprofits like Boys & Girls Clubs of America put their love into action for our communities, and they need us now more than ever. Before the COVID-19 crisis, New York Life went to Greensboro, NC, to shine a light on one special person who goes above and beyond for his … Continued


  • CLASS OF 2020

    We caught up with some of our inspiring HHS graduates in each of our nine departments and programs. This is what they had to say about finding UNC Greensboro, their accomplishments, research, and plans for the future: COMMUNICATION SCIENCES & DISORDERS Jessica Thomas Hometown: Manchester, MDDegree: Bachelor of Science (minor: … Continued


  • Race and Health Symposium – UNC Greensboro 2020


  • ED.D. IN KINESIOLOGY Virtual Defenses  ‘UNFORGETTABLE’

    ED.D. IN KINESIOLOGY Virtual Defenses ‘UNFORGETTABLE’

    Dr. Amanda Durall never imagined that she would complete her doctorate in the backseat of her minivan in the middle of a global pandemic. She had twin girls in January 2020 and finished her online EdD in kinesiology dissertation while on bedrest and in between countless trips to the neonatal intensive care unit.


  • HHS Undergraduate and Graduate Students Showcase Research in Spring 2020 Expo

    HHS Undergraduate and Graduate Students Showcase Research in Spring 2020 Expo

    This year more than thirty HHS students participated in the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo and the Showcase of Scholarship.


  • Class of 2020: Amanda Stewart

    Class of 2020: Amanda Stewart

    Senior Amanda Stewart had just returned from an unforgettable weekend at the Southern Conference Basketball Championships in Asheville. As co-captain of the Spartan G’s Dance Team, she had spent the weekend performing, cheering on the Spartans, and hyping up the crowd.


  • UNCG Appoints New Chancellor’s Fellow for Campus Climate

    UNCG Appoints New Chancellor’s Fellow for Campus Climate

    UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. today announced that Dr. Andrea G. Hunter, professor of human development and family studies, will join the UNCG leadership team as the next Chancellor’s Fellow for Campus Climate. During this summer and academic year, she will be working with current fellow, Dr. Julie Mendez Smith. 


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