Victor J. Schoenbach, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus (as of July 1, 2018)
Department of Epidemiology [link]
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health [link]
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [link]

Photo of Vic Schoenbach, 1981 Photo of Vic Schoenbach, 1987 Photo of Vic Schoenbach, 2007, by Eboni Taylor Photo of Vic Schoenbach, 2016, by Linda Kastleman
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  • The 24th National Health Equity Research Webcast, From Awareness to Action: Leveraging Resiliency in the Context of Toxic Stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences, took place on Friday, September 28, 2018, from 1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m. ET (more information and the recording are on the NHERW webpage)

Web sites (note: UNC is decomissioning its AFS server, so I am relocating three of my UNC web sites - this one and my legacy sites for EPID600 and the Minority Health Project - to; you will be able to find them at,, and Please let me know if you encounter something that is not yet working): Epidemiology for Enlightenment!
Course materials from EPID600 (formerly EPID160): Principles of epidemiology for public health (2001-2017) and
EPID168 (now called EPID715): Fundamentals of epidemiology (1980-2000)
*Including Understanding the fundamentals of epidemiology – an evolving text [direct link]
*Incluso Comprendiendo los fundamentos de la epidemiología – un texto en desarrollo [direct link]

  plus the new web publication The UNC Department of Epidemiology: Our First 40 Years, 1936-1976 Social justice and equality - in search of John Cassel's epidemiology (was EPID799C, taught with Bill Jenkins).   More epidemiology, for more enlightenment!   Includes links to interviews and presentations, and an extensive virtual public library of links to media and text resources [direct link]

Minority Health Project archival website   Past presentations (handouts, recordings) [link] including the Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture [link] and the National Health Equity Research Webcast (formerly known as the Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health) [link] Note: this website underwent technical changes in 2017; some features have not yet been repaired. The current websites, with incomplete archival material, are at:
      Annual Minority Health Conference
      National Health Equity Research Webcast
      Minority Student Caucus

Miscellanea, including
- Vic's presentations
- Vic's YouTube channel (interviews, recorded presentations, assorted videos)
- TM and the David Lynch Foundation
- Vic scrapbook (interviews, Vic history, appreciations and recognitions)

Also recommended:

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Telephone: 919-966-7436

Department of Epidemiology
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
2104D McGavran-Greenberg, CB #7435
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435

Fax: 919-966-2089

Photo of Frances R. Schoenbach, 1915-2003

Frances R. Schoenbach, 1915-2003

rev. 5/2/2018, 6/30/2018, 10/3,4,9/2018