North Carolina Institute for Public Health

NCIPH hosted an open house for faculty, staff and students of the Gillings School of Global Public Health to share who we are and what we do and discuss collaboration opportunities.
John Graham, NCIPH Senior Investigator, demonstrates the NC Community Health Information Portal.
Rachel Wilfert (left), Training Unit Manager, discusses online training and continuing education options.
Christine Bevc, Research Associate, shares application of Social Network Analysis for public health.
Kasey Decosimo (left), Research Associate, discusses NCIPH training programs and services.
Matt Simon, Research Associate, demonstrates the NCIPH mobile application for GIS-based survey sampling to collect health assessment data during household interviews.

Welcome to the North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH), part of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Our mission is delivering training, conducting research, and providing technical assistance to transform the practice of public health for all.


NCIPH launches newly updated Training Website
NCIPH staff recently launched a newly updated version of its popular online learning portal. To explore the site’s new features and new trainings, go to

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JPHMP 20th anniversary issue features accreditation; UNC’s Mary Davis is guest editor
The 20th anniversary issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice is “Transforming Public Health Practice Through Accreditation.” Guest editor and co-author, Mary Davis, DrPH, MSPH, is a senior investigator at NCIPH. Read more…

Team Epi-Aid students collect data on recovery from Hurricane Irene

Improving Public Health Preparedness: Strengthening Biosurveillance Systems for Enhanced Situational Awareness