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2015 Highlights

Elizabeth (Libby) McClure was awarded the Annual Fund Scholarship.

Marc Emerson won a Koch Travel Award.

Julia Ward was awarded the Jessie A. Satia Scholarship

Lydia Feinstein was awarded the Greenberg Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research.

Julia Ward was selected to receive the UNC Gillings Jessie A. Satia Scholarship for the 2015–2016 academic year in recognition of her "strong academic ability and potential to contribute to finding and implementing public health solutions."

Julia Ward was selected to receive an SER-SPC Travel Scholarship to the Society for Epidemiological Research 48th Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, from June 16-19. Read more...

Erline Miller's abstract, entitled “Housing foreclosure and increases in IL-6 during the Great Recession,” was accepted for poster presentation at the Society of Epidemiologic Research 48th Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, from June 16-19. Read more...

Rebecca Stebbins was selected for a summer internship with the Epi Scholars Program at Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC). Rebecca will be working on a project entitled "Identifying Geographic Clusters of Under-Immunized Children in King County Washington." Read more...

Lydia Feinstein is the recipient of a Carolina Population Center postdoctoral fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Read more...

Julia Ward was selected for the Carolina Population Center predoctoral training program for the 2015-2016 academic year. Read more...

Helen Meier won the Harburg Social Epidemiology Award at the University of Michigan for her dissertation paper entitled "Early life socioeconomic position and immune response to persistent infections among elderly Latinos."

Lydia Feinstein was awarded the Greenberg Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research from the UNC Gillings School of Public Health.

2014 Highlights

Allison Aiello represented the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) on issues regarding triclosan at the September 3, 2014 meeting of the FDA Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee. Read more...

Allison Aiello named Social Epidemology Program Leader, Gillings School of Public Health, UNC
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Allison Aiello named a Carolina Population Center Faculty Fellow
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Xuan Zhou receives Best Graduate Award (top 10%), Gillings School of Public Health, UNC

2013 Highlights

Erline Miller awarded Gillings Merit Scholarship, Gillings School of Public Health, UNC
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Erline Miller awarded Annual Fund Scholarship, Gillings School of Public Health, UNC

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Influenza might be spread by simply breathing, study finds

January 21, 2018

As new research indicates, the influenza virus might be spread by coughing, sneezing, or breathing. In this NBC news article, Dr. Donald Milton from University of Maryland and Dr Aiello discuss how flu spreads and what precautions you can take to prevent getting the flu:

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Norovirus outbreak: Why it's easy to catch and hard to get rid of

January 21, 2018

Norovirus, commonly referred to as the stomach flu, often causes stomach cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, and fever. When infected individuals vomit, it aerosolizes the virus and allows it to spread throug the air. In an article published by CNBC, Dr. Aiello discusses the ...more

ARG Chairs Symposium at the 2016 Congress of the Americas

August 23, 2016

Aiello Research Group PI Dr. Allison Aiello and Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Lydia Feinstein co-chaired the Symposium on the Novel Approaches for Bio-social Integration in Epidemiologic Studies at this year's Congress of the Americas. See the link below for details on ...more

UNC Study: PTSD May Accelerate Immune System Aging

April 05, 2016

A new ARG study has found that people ...more

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