Research and Innovation Solutions

Research and Innovation Solutions. Anticipate. Accelerate.
Message from the Managing Director
Research and Innovation Solutions brings together our school’s commitment to research, innovation, entrepreneurship, and problem solving. Our resources, including the $50 million Gillings gift, allow the school of public health to accelerate its response to some of the most pressing public health problems across North Carolina and around the world.
Julie MacMillan, MPH
Managing Director, Research and Innovation Solutions
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Research and Innovation Solutions Identity 2Announcing Gillings Innovation Labs:  These are open to faculty members with primary appointments at the school of public health.  See application materials.  Non-binding letters of intent are due September 2, 2014.

Dennis & Mireille Gillings:  Global Public Health Fellowhsips Announcing Dennis and Mireille Gillings Global Public Health Fellowships.  In collaboration with the Institut Pasteur, this program funds up to two post-doctoral fellowships for UNC school of public health students or recent graduates in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health surveillance, and global health.  See Application.  Application deadline is September 26, 2014.


Supporting SPH Entrepreneurs to scale up real world
solutions. Please visit our Entrepreneurship or Resources
for Entrepreneurs
pages for more information
SPH Entrepreneurs featured in the Triangle Business Journal
In 2007, Dennis Gillings and Joan Gillings made a $50 million pledge to the school of public health because of the school’s excellent and entrepreneurial track record in research, teaching, and practice. More information about programs funded by the gift is found here.
Supporting the School’s Researchers

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