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.
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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.
New partnership to develop applied epidemiology for infectious disease research, education and practice
May 2, 2018 United as the North Carolina Partnership for Excellence in Applied Epidemiology for Infectious Disease, a new group will leverage statewide collaboration to enhance infectious disease public health surveillance, research, policy and care.
National, state, local leaders attend public health messaging conference; seek common ground in shared values
April 27, 2018 Effective communication with diverse audiences is essential to public health practice, especially when it comes to crafting policy and legislation. Yet in politically polarized environments, reaching decision makers across the political spectrum can be daunting. A unique workshop led by Gene Matthews and others at the Gillings School's N.C. Institute for Public Health sought to transform this challenge into an opportunity to improve community health and promote civil discourse.