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November 9, 2022

Kowitt Awarded K01 to Help Communicate Harms of Multiple Tobacco Products to Youth

Sarah Kowitt, PhD, MPH, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Family Medicine, was recently awarded a five-year, $762,196 grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award (K01 grant) focuses on tobacco regulatory research in youth, specifically on how to communicate the harms of multiple tobacco products that youth may be using—referred to as multiple tobacco product (MTP) use—instead of just one product at a time.

November 9, 2022

Enyioha Receives Career Development Award to Study Culturally Adapted Intervention for African American Smokers

Chineme Enyioha, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Family Medicine, was recently awarded a K23 Career Development Award for a study entitled, “Development of a prototype for a mobile health intervention for smoking cessation with features culturally adapted for African American smokers.” Enyioha will focus her work on creating a mobile cessation system specifically targeted at African American smokers.

November 9, 2022

Menard and Team Receive $12.5M to Address Pregnancy-Related Hypertensive Emergencies, Reduce Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

In partnership with multiple community agencies across the Triangle, the UNC Center for Women’s Health Research has received funding—approximately $2.5 million per year for five years—from the National Institutes of Health Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to identify effective strategies for implementing pregnancy-related hypertension best practices in the outpatient setting.