Gillings Global Gateway™

Bernie Agala, doctoral student in health policy and management and fellow with MEASURE Evaluation in the Carolina Population Center, shares his story and how it has shaped the work he focuses on today. The photo above is of a fisherman in a fishing community of Nyanza Province on Lake Victoria, where Bernie conducts research with MEASURE Evaluation's project on HIV referral networks. Photo credit: Khou Xiong, UNC MEASURE Evaluation.
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 Gillings Global Implementation Lab.

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.