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