UNC Hires Faculty To Study Health and Wellness in Communities of Color

The UNC College of Arts and Sciences has hired six new faculty members to study health and wellness in communities of color and issues of U.S. slavery.

As part of the Health and Wellness in Communities of Color cluster hire, the initiative  brings faculty together from different departments to ensure the topics they work on come from a collaborative, synergistic approach and interdisciplinary manner, Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, said in an email statement.

“The idea for hiring faculty with expertise to work in the broad area of health and wellness in communities of color came about from feedback from within the College that these are areas of vital importance and ones in which Carolina could make a difference,” Rhodes said.

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