Paul Erwin News

UT Multi-Disciplinary Team Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

The Kenya Team at UT Knoxville recently received an $89,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to work with the Orphans and Vulnerable Children’s Projects and Kenyatta University. The team will study the effects of child-caregiver attachment to the overall well-being of children in the slum communities of Nairobi, Kenya.

Open for Business: UT Establishes Department of Public Health

After several years of planning combined with “a very serious and purposeful reallocation of internal resources,” UT Knoxville has established a Department of Public Health within the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.

Public Health Foundation President Visits UT to Kick Off National Public Health Week

One of the nation’s top authorities in public health will kick off National Public Health Week (NPHW) on the UT Knoxville campus on April 1. Ron Bialek, executive director and president of the Public Health Foundation (PHF), a national nonprofit organization, will speak about improving public health at 5 p.m. in room 235, Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building.

UT Minute – H1N1 Flu Outbreak

The UT Minute staff talks with two on-campus faculty experts, Mark Sangster and Paul Erwin, about the current outbreak of H1N1, or “swine flu,” virus, and what the University community should know about the disease.