Focus Carolina

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  • Focus Carolina: Sarah Verbiest

    Through her work in developing programs for new mothers and ensuring her research includes racial equity and cultural diversity, she champions Carolina’s service mission.

  • Focus Carolina: Elaine Westbrooks

    As the University Librarian, she ensures that the Carolina community has the resources it needs to continue learning and to preserve the history and culture of North Carolina.

  • Focus Carolina: Penny Gordon-Larsen

    She leads the Obesity Creativity Hub, a diverse group of researchers from nutrition to behavioral health to data science who are working collaboratively to solve the challenge of obesity.

  • Best of Focus Carolina

    Every day, faculty members at Carolina engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

  • Focus Carolina: Ada Adimora

    A noted researcher, Dr. Ada Adimora studies how HIV is transmitted in African American women, especially in underserved populations in the South.

  • Focus Carolina: Elizabeth Frankenberg

    Using what she learned studying the effects of the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia, she is working to understand how communities in eastern North Carolina are affected by and respond to flooding events.

  • Focus Carolina: Mike Ramsey

    Perseverance has paid off for Carolina’s inventor of the year. He created a small version of a mass spectrometer which allows first responders to quickly identify harmful airborne chemicals at a disaster scene.

  • Best of Focus Carolina

    Every day, faculty members at Carolina engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

  • Focus Carolina: Lisa Carey

    A leading expert in breast cancer research, she works every day to better understand the disease and to find new treatment options for patients.

  • Focus Carolina: Mike Piehler

    As chief sustainability officer, Piehler harnesses faculty expertise to link sustainability practices across research, teaching and public service for North Carolina and to champion student ideas for change.