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Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD

April 16, 2021

Fit Matters Most When Double Masking to Protect Yourself from COVID-19

A study led by Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, associate professor of infectious diseases at the UNC School of Medicine and director of UNC Medical Center Infection Prevention, and William D. Bennett, PhD, professor of medicine in the UNC Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma, and Lung Biology, shows that wearing two masks can significantly increase the effectiveness of preventing the spread of COVID-19, but is heavily dependent on how well they fit over a person’s nose and mouth.

March 30, 2021

Integrated Well-Being Program Welcomes Charguia, Bunn as New Interim Leaders

On July 1, the System-wide Integrated Well-Being program’s current co-leaders will pass the torch to a new duo. Nadia Charguia, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Taking Care of Our Own program and Medical Director of UNC Psychiatry Outpatient Clinics, will co-lead the Well-Being Program with Holly Bunn, M.Ed., UNC Health System Executive Director of Learning and Organizational Development.