Dying to Reopen: Comparing N.C. and Georgia

May 21, 2020

Alexis Dennis and Nathan Dollar, both predoctoral trainees at the UNC Carolina Population Center, compared recent COVID-19 mitigation measures and policy responses of Georgia and North Carolina to understand consequences for the people within these states.

Who Isn’t Responding to the Census in N.C.?

May 21, 2020

Rebecca Tippett, director of Carolina Demography within the UNC Carolina Population Center, completed an analysis to examine who isn’t responding to the 2020 Census in North Carolina: mostly people who live in rural parts of the state.

The Costs of Metastatic Breast Cancer

May 20, 2020

Younger women with metastatic breast cancer face substantial excess medical costs, according to a new study from the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

More Heat, Floods & Storms in N.C.’s Future

March 12, 2020

The 2020 North Carolina Climate Science Report — compiled by a mix of state researchers including those from UNC — details how temperatures, precipitation, and flooding will increase as heat-trapping greenhouse gas concentrations rise.

Funding Renewed for CPRN

January 31, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have renewed funding for the Cancer Prevention Research Network (CPRN), hosted by UNC’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

Equity in Cancer Prevention & Control

December 17, 2019

The Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network, a part of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, has produced a supplemental issue of Preventive Medicine examining approaches to improve equity in cancer prevention and control.

HSRC to Lead New NCDOT Center

December 17, 2019

The UNC Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) has been selected to lead the N.C. Transportation Center of Excellence in Advanced Technology Safety and Policy, a grant administered by the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT).

Does Church Improve Mental Health?

November 5, 2019

UNC economist and Carolina Population Center Fellow Jane Cooley Fruehwirth’s talks with NPR about religion and how it can buffer adolescents against depression.