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

UNC PhD student Riley Vickers stands in front of a pond at Carolina's North Forest.
Student Support

Membranes and Modeling

Royster Fellow and Ph.D. student Riley Vickers is bringing his distinct expertise to a multidisciplinary team working to improve the world’s access to clean water.

Lorenzo Hopper standing inside a hallway.
Student Support

Immersed in the Carolina Experience

Lorenzo Hopper ’10, ’20 (PhD), professor at UNC Charlotte, credits the Carolina Covenant for the career path he's on today.

Jeliyah Clark smiling
Sciences

Multiplier Effect

Former Chancellor’s Science Scholar Jeliyah Clark ’18 studies links between the environment and birth outcomes.

Checking blood pressure
Health

Conducting Prevention Research

New study to help patients avoid a second stroke

Noel Brewer smiling headshot
Faculty Support

A Prestigious Professorship

Noel Brewer named Distinguished Professor in Public Health at UNC Gillings School.

Kent and Park Portraits, side by side
Health

Providing Vital Support

Aiding the family and friends who provide crucial support for patients with cancer.