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Research, Innovation and Global Solutions at the Gillings School of Global Public Health presents Public Health Behind the Scenes, a new podcast featuring stories about the people who are making a difference in the world.


  • Episode 11. Prioritizing Sleep in Public Health

    Naya: Thank you for listening to Public Health Behind the Scenes. In this episode we look at why sleep health is a public health issue. If you like what you hear, please subscribe on iTunes. Jessica:  To give you an … Read more

  • Episode 10. The Digital Society

    Healthcare in the US is becoming increasingly digitized. Mobile health or mHealth is a rapidly expanding area, where cell phone apps and wireless devices with sensors collect a person’s health data. Hospitals are moving away from paper records. At UNC … Read more

  • Episode 9. The Intersection of Public Health and Zika Virus

    Over the last several months, the Zika virus has become a regular part of media coverage. It seems that everyone you talk to has an opinion, a fear or a question that is not being answered. In this episode, we … Read more

  • Episode 8. The Diaper Divide

    In the United States, one in three families struggle to afford diapers. The Diaper Bank of North Carolina was founded on the simple belief that all children deserve clean diapers and through the help of donors, volunteers and connections made … Read more