Consistently recognized as one of the top public health schools in the nation, the Gillings School of Global Public Health has been home to the top public health leaders and students for 75 years. Our mission is to improve public health, promote individual well-being and eliminate health inequities across North Carolina and around the world. Dedicated to our mission, the School is constantly moving forward to anticipate future health threats and accelerate public health solutions. Our commitment to excellence is part of everything we do: teaching, research, scholarship, practice and bridging the gap between academic research and practical public health solutions. It is one of 56 schools and 111 programs of public health in the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico that are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
Academic areas include: Biostatistics; Environmental Sciences and Engineering; Epidemiology; Health Behavior; Health Policy and Management; Maternal and Child Health; Nutrition; Public Health Leadership Program.