Research at Gillings

During 2017, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) funded more research dollars to Gillings principal investigators than any other NIH institute.
Top five funders from 2014-2017.
Message from the Associate Dean for Research
For 75 years, the Gillings School has been solving the most pressing health problems in North Carolina and around the world by conducting novel, innovative research that changes public health practice, influences policy and improves the quality of people’s lives.              
Sandra Martin, PhD

Research at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health is an essential part of its teaching mission.

Virtually all research teams include faculty and students, giving students the opportunity to work on real-world problems in which they can apply the approaches that they have learned in the classroom. Our researchers conduct innovative research that changes public health practice, influences policy and improves the quality of people’s lives. The Gillings School is committed to research, innovation, entrepreneurship, and problem solving. Our resources, including the $50 million Gillings gift, allow the Gillings School to accelerate its response to some of the most pressing public health problems across North Carolina and around the world.


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