Gillings Global Gateway™

Myron Cohen, MD, professor of epidemiology and director of UNC's Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, was principal investigator for a study that found antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection provides lasting protection against the sexual transmission of the virus from infected persons to their HIV-uninfected sexual partners. Photo by Dan Sears
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.