UNC Gillings School of Global
Public Health

From its founding in 1940 as the first public school of public health, what is now known as the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has dedicated itself to improving health across North Carolina, in all 100 counties, and around the world, in more than 80 countries.

We are proud to be the top-ranked public school of public health in the U.S. As a public institution funded in part by public funds, enhanced by generous donors, we are committed to 3 goals: preparing future leaders, accelerating faculty impact and delivering proven solutions faster.

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Funding Priorities

Listen to Well Said: The 1918 Flu

Explore Stories

Research

Grant arms UNC-Chapel Hill with technology to accelerate COVID-19 research

A game-changing grant in a global pandemic

Health

The Importance of Face Masks

Limiting the transmission of COVID-19

Community

Emergency Preparedness, Ethics and Equity Speaker Series

Fostering inclusive excellence during turbulent times

Ralph Baric
Research

Remdesivir proves effective

“Game-Changer” treatment for patients with COVID-19

Health

Monitoring asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

Partnering with state and local agencies to assess COVID-19 prevalence

Ralph Baric
Research

In Search of the Most Effective COVID-19 Therapeutics

Ralph Baric and his team are testing hundreds of existing compounds against COVID-19 for researchers and labs across the world, in search of the most effective therapeutics.