At Gillings, public health also means…
Public Health (noun) \pǝb lik·helth\: The science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention (Association of Schools of Public Health, 2012).
Public health helps improve the health and well being of people in local communities and around the globe.
Public health works to prevent problems before they occur.
At Gillings, we offer our students the training, skills and mentoring to become world renowned public health scientists, leaders, creative problem solvers and coalition builders, all with the know-how to help create healthier communities here in North Carolina, across the U.S. and around the world. Our graduates make a world of difference.