September 12, 2019 Douglas W. Urland has been named director of the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, effective November 4. “Doug’s recruitment is a tremendous plus for NCIPH,” said Dean Barbara K. Rimer.
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August 26, 2019 Health care providers are increasingly aware that social determinants – the conditions in which people live, work and play – have a far greater impact on community health than the care administered to patients in clinical settings. When Atrium Health in Charlotte launched its first community health improvement study in 2016, it asked staff at the Gillings School to map social indicators of health within its 10-county service area.
May 13, 2019 More than 550 students were awarded degrees at the Gillings School's Commencement ceremony, with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral graduates all well represented.
US News ranks Gillings School top public health school in a public university; tied for #2 among all schools
March 12, 2019
Once again, the Gillings School has been ranked by peer leaders as the No. 1 public school of public health – and No. 2 overall – in the nation. The 2020 rankings were published March 12 by U.S. News and World Report.
January 14, 2019
Marshall, a Gillings School alumnus and international expert in injury prevention research, succeeds Dr. Rachel Wilfert, who served as NCIPH interim director from May 2017 to December 2018.
January 14, 2019
Doctoral student Josie Caves and Drs. Shabbar Ranapurwala, Beth Moracco and Steve Marshall are co-authors of a study published in the January issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Photo by Hayley Rivera.
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust funds collaborative UNC project to address substance misuse in NC’s McDowell County
December 12, 2018
The Gillings School's North Carolina Institute for Public Health has been awarded funding from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to help reduce substance misuse in McDowell County, North Carolina.
Oct. 18, 2018 The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health (ELPH) initiative welcomed Dan Heath, New York Times bestselling author and professor at Duke University, and Kathryn Lawler, the first executive director for the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI), to share their expertise with public health leaders from local health departments across... Read more »
Aug. 14, 2018 UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health was actively engaged with the National Association of Local Boards of Health 2018 Annual Conference held Aug. 8–10, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Several leaders from Gillings’ North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH) presented sessions on topics ranging from models for training new boards... Read more »
July 5, 2018 The Gillings School's North Carolina Institute for Public Health has announced that all 84 local health departments in North Carolina have achieved reaccreditation status through the N.C. Local Health Department Accreditation Program. The program is a collaboration of the Institute and the N.C. Association of Local Health Directors.