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Making transformative discoveries

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

The Gillings School of Global Public Health is improving public health, promoting individual well-being and eliminating health inequities across North Carolina and around the world. By bridging the gap between academic research and practical public health solutions, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health researchers are anticipating threats and accelerating solutions that can save lives.

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As Carolina celebrates its 225th anniversary this year, we’ll spotlight the ways the University is preparing our students to thrive in a dynamic society and how it is opening the doors for great minds to make transformative discoveries. Throughout the year, we’ll profile academic units, hear from deans and learn about programs that set Carolina apart from other universities.

225 Years.

We are committed to outstanding teaching, research, scholarship and practice, and to bridging the gap between academic research and practical public health solutions.

Barbara K. Rimer, dean and professor

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Barbara Rimer

Impactful research