Gillings Global Gateway™

Gillings School student worked to improve women’s health in Zambia

Jane Chafee, joint Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Public Health student, led a team of seven students tasked with developing a business plan to expand the University Teaching Hospital women’s department in Lusaka, Zambia, which is affiliated with the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Global Women’s Health division. Photo by
All Things Global Public Health Blog
The latest blog post, from our Executive Director, welcomes new and incoming students to the 2016-2017 academic year!
Jim visits resident of Kibera, an informal community near Nairobi
Jim Herrington, PhD, MPH
Executive Director
At UNC Gillings we work collaboratively with local and regional partners and around the world to seek transformative solutions to improve global health. As part of these efforts, UNC’s Gillings Global Gateway promotes and advances the School’s global health activities in research, service and teaching through partnerships, internships, outreach and communications.

We oversee the Residential Graduate Certificate in Global Health, administer funded global internships and work across the School on strategic global partnerships.


Public Health Behind the Scenes – a new podcast featuring stories about the people who are making a difference in the world. A collaboration between the Gillings Global Gateway and the North Carolina Institute for Public Health!

Global Offerings

Some of the global offerings of The Gillings School are two Certificates in Global Health, a Global Online Master of Public Health, 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!

Student Research

Student research is part of our culture at the Gillings School, and many of those projects have a global purview. Check out some of the most recent research.