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Vaccination slows antimicrobial resistance

October 13, 2021

A new computer model demonstrates that vaccinations have impacts well beyond just preventing disease and death: they can also slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Story by Tracey Peake of NC State University Pneumococcal diseases – which include illnesses ranging … Continued

Sachiko Ozawa Joins PACE as Associate Professor

October 17, 2016

Sachiko Ozawa, Ph.D., M.H.S., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as an associate professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education. Ozawa’s principal research interests are in global health economics and outcomes, including estimating the value … Continued

Unvaccinated Adults Cost the U.S. More than $7 Billion a Year

October 12, 2016

Vaccine-preventable diseases among adults cost the U.S. economy $8.95 billion in 2015, and unvaccinated individuals are responsible for 80 percent, or $7.1 billion, of the tab, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date from the UNC Eshelman School of … Continued