North Carolina Institute for Public Health

NCIPH recently won a $135,000 award to identify and assess different marketing strategies and behavioral designs in hospitals and full-service grocery stores to improve consumer selection of healthy foods and beverages. Click the image for the details.

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.

An Overview of NCIPH

Impact Newsletter


NCIPH 2013-2014 Report

NCIPH Report for 2013-2014


Two researchers, Anna Schenck, PhD, MSPH (NCIPH Director) and Christine Bevc, PhD (Epidemiologist Research Associate), published articles in the current issue of the American Journal of Public Health.

Anna Schenck


Building the Evidence for Decision-Making: The Relationship Between Local Public Health Capacity and Community Mortality



New Perspectives on the “Silo Effect”: Initial Comparisons of Network Structures Across Public Health Collaborative