Ganga Bey is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Epidemiology within the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and a fellow in the Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity. She studies how people’s beliefs about identity, worth, and ability affect their stress, aging, and susceptibility to disease.
Jane Weintraub served as the dean of the UNC School of Dentistry from July 2011 through June 2016. Upon exiting, she returns to her joint appointment with School of Dentistry’s Department of Dental Ecology and the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research has helped shape scientific guidelines regarding the sealants and fluoride that have become a part of mainstream dental and public health practices.
Yesenia Merino is the outreach coordinator within the Office for Undergraduate Research and a PhD student studying health behavior in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on social justice issues in public health.
Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson is an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research seeks to illuminate what individuals, communities, and policymakers can do to make the biggest and most lasting advancements in public health by improving the quality of the environment.