At Gillings, about 60 percent of our students receive substantial financial aid packages (an average of $10,000 per student, per year) through non-service scholarships, tuition support, teaching and research assistant-ships and other compensated positions. Students may also receive support through federal student loans. Scholarships can come from the University, The Graduate School, the School of… Read more »

Hello, prospective students! Welcome to our brief overview of the Public Health Leadership Program at UNC Gillings. We are part of a top school of public health within a university long seen as one of the “public ivies.” Public Health Leadership prepares public health practitioners for leadership positions by developing their population-level knowledge and skills…

Hello, prospective students! Welcome to our brief overview of Nutrition at UNC Gillings. Our top-ranked Nutrition Department is  unique: it’s the only one nationwide that sits in both a school of public health and a school of medicine. What does this mean for you? You’ll learn from a broader range of expert faculty, have the opportunity… Read more »

Hello, prospective students! Welcome to our brief overview of Maternal and Child Health at UNC Gillings. Founded in 1950, our maternal and child health department is one of the world’s leading departments of its kind for research, teaching and practice. We gain strength from being a part of one of the top schools of public…

Hello, prospective students! Welcome to our brief overview of Health Policy and Management at  UNC Gillings. We are a nationally top-ranked department within a nationally top-ranked school of public health and university. In HPM at Gillings we: Train the next generation of leaders in management, policy making, and research to address the complex challenges of…

Hello, prospective students! Welcome to our brief overview Health Behavior at UNC Gillings.  Our health behavior department combines the social and behavioral sciences with health education to deliver practical research and solutions that improve the health of individuals and communities. Established in 1942, we are among the oldest and largest such departments in a school of…

Hello, prospective students! Welcome to our brief overview of Biostatistics at UNC Gillings. Our thriving biostatistics department, part of one of the top schools of public health – and public universities –  in the nation, is widely recognized as a leader in research and practice worldwide.   Nearly all faculty members in Biostatistics have research…

Hello, prospective students! Welcome to our brief overview of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at UNC Gillings.   Our department focuses on the interface between people and the environment. Uniquely situated in one of the most highly ranked schools of public health in the nation, our interdisciplinary programs in air quality and atmospheric processes, human exposure…

Hello, prospective students! Welcome to our brief overview of Epidemiology at UNC Gillings.   Epidemiology at UNC Gillings is one of the world’s leading academic departments of its kind. We are part of  one of the top schools of public health in the nation within a  university long seen as one of the “public ivies.”…

Research. Last year our faculty received $164.8 million in research grants and contracts to work on the most pressing health problems in North Carolina and around the world. Here are some of the latest ways they’re making an impact:   Teaching. The data are in and course evaluations across all Gillings classes tell us that…

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