North Carolina Institute for Public Health

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Message from the Director
"The Institute is the cornerstone of our School’s outreach and service with a vision of transforming public health across North Carolina and beyond. We train the public health workforce and develop solutions for some of our most pressing public health concerns."
Anna P. Schenck, PhD, MSPH
NCIPH Director and Associate Dean of Public Health Practice

The North Carolina Institute for Public Health puts public health in action.

Our mission is to deliver training, conduct research and provide technical assistance to transform the practice of public health for all. NCIPH works with our partners to:

  • conduct training and education for the public health workforce;
  • collaborate on technical assistance, research and evaluation projects;
  • translate research to practice;
  • publish and present scholarly practice-based work; and
  • link students to research projects and practica.

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