May 18, 2022
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is proud to welcome its third cohort of interns to work with FPG for the Marvin H. McKinney Scholars Program in Research, Practice, and Policy. This program was established to offer hands-on research experience in child development to undergraduate students from North Carolina's HBCUs.
May 13, 2022
With its commitment to advancing science, FPG is dedicated to impacting and influencing the next generation of researchers. During the spring 2022 semester, Iheoma Iruka, PhD, founding director of FPG’s Equity Research Action Coalition, mentored four undergraduate students enrolled in Policy 698: Senior Capstone in Public Policy who undertook a project to determine the impact of reparations on Black children and families.
May 9, 2022
A new study from FPG Faculty Fellow, Samantha Schilling, MD, MSHP, and colleagues in the Department of Pediatrics Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, titled “COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among low-income, racially and ethnically diverse US parents," examines parent hesitancy toward COVID-19 vaccines for children.
May 4, 2022
FPG Faculty Fellow Kori B. Flower, MD, MPH, has been appointed the next Division Chief for General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at UNC and will assume this role on July 15, 2022. Flower’s appointment follows a national search conducted earlier this year.