Gillings Global Gateway™

Primary investigator, Kavita Singh Ongechi, PhD, research assistant professor of maternal and child health, along with co-investigators Ilene Speizer, PhD, research professor of maternal and child health, Clare Barrington, PhD, assistant professor of health behavior, and Bruce Fried, PhD, associate professor of health policy and management have been chosen to evaluate a maternal and newborn intervention in Ethiopia. Photo credit: Michael Tsegaye, Save the Children/Flickr Creative Commons
Message from the Executive Director
"We facilitate teaching, research and service opportunities for students and faculty that move from North Carolina outward to the world." Read more.
Jim Herrington, PhD, MPH
Executive Director
The Gillings Global Gateway™ is a strategy. A portal. A dynamic unit promoting UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s global activities in four interconnected areas:

  • research to implementation
  • global partnerships
  • outreach and communications
  • global learning


Learn more about us and our commitment to making a difference across North Carolina and around the world.


The Ebola Information Portal provides links to information regarding the Ebola outbreak and preparedness efforts by local, state, federal and global agencies.

Global Offerings

Some of the global offerings of The Gillings School are two Certificates in Global Health, an online MPH with a Global Health track, and the Executive Doctorate of Public Health.

Internships & Funding

The Gillings Global Gateway™ helps administer several funded global fellowships and internships.  See them here along with other opportunities!

Photo by UNC SPH; Anand Aprajita
International Students

The Gillings School welcomes students from around the world.  Learn about the opportunities provided for our current and prospective international students.