Gillings School is top public health school at public university for NIH funding

February 16, 2017

Once again, the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health is the number one public school of public health – in funding amounts from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

nih logoNIH has provided data for the 2016 fiscal year, and UNC’s Gillings School was listed as the number one school of public health in a public university, receiving $65,454,312 in funding for 107 total awards. This was the fourth consecutive year in which the Gillings School was the number one public school of public health for NIH funding and the number three university overall.

Fiscal year 2016 was the most recent period for which all funding data were available. Complete results are available here.

Congratulations to faculty and student researchers as they continue to create effective solutions for pressing public health problems, accelerate new areas of inquiry, and create new and more efficient methods. Their hard work continues to produce innovative solutions for the people of North Carolina, the nation and the world.


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Gillings School of Global Public Health contact: David Pesci, director of communications, (919) 962-2600 or dpesci@unc.edu