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

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Health

Supporting Child Care Health

Supporting statewide child care health efforts

Health

Examining Efficacy in Opioid Treatment

New study examines patient retention in opioid treatment programs

Carrie Alspaugh and Jeannie Salisbury
Health

Addressing Food Insecurity

Gillings graduate students address food insecurity

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Health

Examining a New Prescription

Research project will examine long-term cost of produce prescription programs

A researcher works in a lab
Research

Preparing for the Next Pandemic

NIH funding will support the development of oral antivirals to fight future pandemics

Epidemiology doctoral student Mary Figgatt looks at a graph on a computer screen
Health

Carolina to Lead Opioid Safety Research

Led by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, a team of researchers will develop safety and alert systems.