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The Department of Social Medicine is committed to teaching, research, and service that addresses the social dimensions of health, illness, and doctoring. Our department, housed within the UNC School of Medicine, is unique in its disciplinary diversity. Social Medicine faculty encompass an extraordinary range of fields in the humanities, social sciences, and clinical medicine.


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Krista Perreira, PhD

3 days ago

Pioneering Hispanic health study keeps uncovering trove of info – Krista M. Perreira (American Heart Association)

Krista M. Perreira, a professor of social medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill has led recruitment and retention for the research project since its earliest days. She said the study’s emphasis on diverse heritage groups had helped researchers spot important differences among Hispanic people.