IHC Alumnus Presenting Nationally


Proudly bragging about the hard work of IHC alumnus Kyla Garett-Wagner for her recent acceptances into the AEJMC and Entertainment Studies. Her presentations are listed below–congrats, Kyla!! Kyla Garrett Wagner, Who Should Regulate? Testing the Influence of Policy Sources on … Continued

Submit now to the 38th Annual Minority Health Conference


The UNC Minority Health Conference is one of the largest and longest-running student led conferences in the nation. This year’s theme will explore the historic and systematic sources of power within our society and communities. It will highlight opportunities for … Continued

Summers are for Internships


Summers are for relaxing, days spent at the beach, and quality time with family and friends. If you’re anything like our fantastic IHC Master’s students Deanna Puglia and Jessica Pikowski, summer also means managing the Upstream blog, tackling rigorous internships, and … Continued

IHC scholars Minneapolis-bound for AEJMC 2016


Later this week, faculty and graduate students from the School of Media and Journalism will proudly join over 2,000 fellow journalists, educators, administrators, and researchers for the 2016 Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, held this … Continued

IHC doctoral students are winners!


Congratulations to our PhD students who are also pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Health Communication: Diane Francis is Co-Prinicipal Investigator of a project, Evaluation of an Innovative Condom Distribution Program Targeting Young African  American Women, funded by the UNC Center for AIDS Research Developmental … Continued

Masters students land summer internships in health industry


Congratulations to second year master’s IHC track students and Upstream summer editors, Stephanie Schmitt and Kyla Garrett, for their fascinating internships this summer! We caught up with them with some quick questions: Stephanie Schmitt A little background about you: I’m … Continued

35th Annual Minority Health Conference


35th Annual Minority Health Conference: “Innovative Approaches to Youth Health: Engaging Youth in Creating Healthy Communities” This year’s Minority Health Conference hosted a range of engaging and knowledgeable speakers.  Dr. Gail C. Christopher, vice president for program strategy at W.K. … Continued