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

Making Progress

A drug with potential to treat COVID-19 symptoms is moving to human clinical trials.

Health

Mitigating the Coronavirus

Preventing the spread of Covid-19

Health

Coronavirus drug shows promise at Carolina

Potential relief to the coronavirus pandemic.

Health

Obesity: One Size Does Not Fit All

Encouraging innovation and team science

Health

The Enhanced Baby Bundle

“This project has the potential to impact 178,000 births every year in the Carolinas.”

Aaron Salzberg
Leadership

Changing the Way the World Works on Water

“UNC has a long history of producing world leaders in water.”