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Gillings School of Global Public Health

Every day, Carolina's Gillings School of Global Public Health improves public health, promotes individual well-being and eliminates health inequities across North Carolina and around the world.

Workers in Gillings lab

Tackling the toughest public health challenges

Our school is home to dedicated, innovative students who are passionate about improving public health. They work closely with faculty, peers and practitioners, forming bonds that help them grow as students and future public health professionals. The Gillings School’s curriculum balances classroom education with real-world experience, preparing our students to tackle the toughest public health challenges across North Carolina and around the world.

Facts & Figures

  • No. 1public school of public health for NIH funding
  • 100NC counties reached by Gillings students and faculty
  • No. 1public school of public health in the United States (No. 2 overall)
  • 95%of graduates secure jobs or continue their education after earning their degrees
  • 82countries around the world have benefited from research and scholarship conducted by the school

Around Campus

  • North Carolina flag flying over South Building.

    A message from the chancellor: More than one path to success

    "As a public university, our obligation is bigger than just our own graduates. Not everyone can study at a place like this, and there can’t be just one promising pathway to success. We are focused on building those pathways not just for our students, but for people across our state."

  • People standing in a research lab.

    Bioelectronics meets medicine

    Assistant professor Wubin Bai and his team have developed a novel, bioelectronic technology that will improve patients’ lives, helping to safely automate and lower the burden of post-recovery care.

  • South Building

    A message from campus leadership: Protecting safety on campus and in the community

    "Carolina has a history of navigating tough issues and, together, we will continue making progress to enhance community safety and improve lives across our community. We take a lot of pride in being one of the best college towns in the nation, and we will do everything possible to maintain that recognition."