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Oberlander to host live Facebook chat on election results
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, will discuss how the results of the Nov. 6 elections will affect health care and Affordable Care Act.
Located in News / 2012 / November
Oberlander NEJM perspective calls for controlling health care costs, not just cutting budgets
The rise of “austerity politics” has important implications for health policy, says Jon Oberlander, PhD, professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health and professor of social medicine in the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2011 / September
Corporal punishment of children remains common worldwide, UNC studies find
Three studies led by UNC researchers find that spanking and other forms of corporal punishment of children are still common in the U.S. and worldwide, despite bans in 24 countries.
Located in News / 2010 / August
Sullivan, Lyerly publish article in PLOS ONE
Kristen A. Sullivan, PhD, is first author and Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, is corresponding author of an article that examines women’s views about contraception requirements for biomedical research participation. Both are in the department of social medicine and the UNC Center for Bioethics.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 9
Oberlander Article Looks at the Rise and Fall of Medicare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board
The article by Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, chair of UNC's department of social medicine, offers a groundbreaking, in-depth look at the troubled history of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), which was enacted in 2010 and repealed in 2018.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 15
Lyerly publishes editorial in JAMA
The editorial by Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA, professor of social medicine and director of the UNC Center for Bioethics, argues that state laws restricting the end-of-life decisions that can be made by pregnant women are concerning.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 25
Third Edition of Social Medicine Reader Published
Six current and two former faculty from UNC's department of social medicine are editors of the newly published, two-volume title.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 24
Hagele picked to be "Tar Heel of the Week"
Dana Hagele, MD, MPH, medical director and co-principal investigator of the N.C. Child Treatment Program and assistant professor of social medicine and maternal and infant health, was profiled by the Raleigh News & Observer on April 12, 2014.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / April 24
He spent five decades ‘folding socks’
After 50 years, Dr. Jim Bryan is retiring from UNC. And no one can replace him.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 6