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Do Institutions Support Partner Hiring? A New Tool Ranks Universities

June 20, 2024

To raise awareness and assist couples with job searches, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers launched an evidence-based tool showing how research-intensive institutions rank in partner hiring – providing insights on where they may be excelling and where they may be deficient. Jill Fisher, PhD, professor of social medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, co-led the project.

Jill Fisher receives a Three-Year grant from the NIH

July 17, 2023

Dr. Jill A. Fisher is the recipient of a three-year grant from the National Library of Medicine (NIH) to support the writing of a scholarly book on the medicalization and pharmaceuticalization of food allergies. Tentatively titled “Challenging Allergies: The Search for a Magic Bullet for Pediatric Food Allergies,” the book will explore how US families … Read more

Jill Fisher awarded Senior Faculty Research and Scholarly Leave Fall 2023

February 23, 2023

The UNC Provost’s Office has awarded Jill Fisher a Senior Faculty Research and Scholarly Leave for the Fall Semester of 2023. Fisher will work on writing a book manuscript from her research on pediatric food allergy clinical trials. These leaves are awarded annually on the basis of a University-wide competition open to faculty at the … Read more