WRAL features Dr. Michelle Hernandez in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Michelle Hernandez In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, WRAL-TV recently featured UNC’s Dr. Michelle Hernandez—highlighting her work in underserved communities. At UNC Health, Hernandez is breaking down barriers as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. The Puerto Rican native calls the work her purpose. In regards to working in Lee… Read more »

NRSA Fellow Bianca Allison’s Clinic-Based Quality Improvement Initiative Featured in the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety

Bianca Allison headshot

How can we increase screening for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia in Adolescents?   Sheps Center’s National Research Service Award (NRSA) training fellow Bianca Allison, MD, MPH, along with UNC collaborators Elizabeth Walters, DNP, CPNP-PC, RN (School of Nursing), Benjamin Butler, MSN, RN, CPN (Primary Care Clinic), and Martha Perry, MD, (General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine). In… Read more »

Dr. Sleath Awarded 2018 Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

The American Pharmacists Association has announced that Betsy Sleath, PhD is the recipient of the 2018 Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical Sciences.  The award recognizes and encourages outstanding, meritorious achievement in any of the pharmaceutical sciences.  Dr. Sleath will receive the award in March in Nashville.

Sleath Receives AHRQ Grant to Help African-Americans with Glaucoma

Betsy Sleath, Ph.D.   Sleath Receives $1.6 Million AHRQ Grant to Help African-Americans with Glaucoma Betsy Sleath, Ph.D., has received a grant worth nearly $1.6 million over four years from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to help reduce vision problems in African-Americans caused by glaucoma. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness… Read more »

Youth Views on Communication About ADHD and Medication Adherence

Child & Adolescent Health Services Program director, Betsy Sleath, PhD, RPH, and colleagues just recently published the article “Youth Views on Communication About ADHD and Medication Adherence” in Community Mental Health Journal. Other authors associated with the Child & Adolescent Health Services Program are Delesha Carpenter, PhD, MSPH, Kathleen Thomas, PhD, and Sandra Sulzer, PhD…. Read more »

Abstracts Due February 15 for PharmSci 2016

The Sheps Center for Health Services Research is co-sponsoring  the Tenth Annual Chapel Hill Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference May 12-13, 2016 which is being hosted by the Eshelman School of Pharmacy on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The theme of conference is “Addressing Methodological and Ethical Issues in Pediatric Medication… Read more »

Paula Song awarded PCORI grant for Model of Health Delivery

Paula Song PhD, a Research Fellow at the Sheps Center and Associate Professor Health Policy and Management at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, was recently awarded a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) grant of 1.9 million dollars. The project is titled Improving Care Coordination for Children with Disabilities Through an Accountable Care… Read more »

Betsy Sleath awarded PCORI grant for adolescent asthma research

Betsy Sleath, PhD, the Director of the Program on Child and Adolescent Health Services Research at the Sheps Center and Chair of the Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, had been awarded a 1.9 million dollar research grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The study is titled Using… Read more »