Upshaw named chair of newly formed Department of Public Health Leadership and Practice

February 9, 2024
Dr. Vaughn Upshaw led the Leadership in Practice concentration of the Gillings School's Master of Public Health degree, and she will continue to direct the Public Health Leadership Certificate program.

New dashboard estimates number of NC residents eligible for each vaccine phase

February 23, 2021
As North Carolina prepares to enter Phase 3 of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, the North Carolina Institute for Public Health has created a set of dashboards to assist local planning by providing valid population estimates for the phased distribution of the vaccine in the state.

Gillings School partners with state, local agencies in North Carolina to study COVID-19 cases with mild or no symptoms

April 23, 2020
The Gillings School, including the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, is teaming up with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and other partners across the state to learn more about the prevalence of COVID-19 cases in N.C. that are mild or asymptomatic.

Gene Matthews produces Coronavirus framing guide as part of his Better Messengers program.

For years Gene Matthews, director of the Southeastern Region Network for Public Health Law, has been coaching and educating folks on how to talk to those they don’t agree with.... Read more »

Emerging Leaders in Public Health (ELPH) respond to COVID-19 in local communities

Public health always needs agile leaders who are prepared to respond to community needs in creative, collaborative ways; never is this more evident than during a crisis like COVID-19. We’re... Read more »

Guidance for Leaders in Times of Global Pandemic Published by NCIPH's Gene Matthews and Former NCIPH Director Ed Baker

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary leadership. UNC-Gillings faculty and former NCIPH Director Edward L. Baker MD, MPH; Robert Irwin, MA; and NCIPH’s Gene Matthews, JD have decades of public health... Read more »

NCIPH Publishes North Carolina Oral Health Workforce and Leadership Assessment

The North Carolina Institute for Public Health, working with the support of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, published the NC Oral Health Workforce and Leadership... Read more »

Urland to lead NC Institute for Public Health

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.

UNC Gillings Epidemiology Students Bring Data Analysis Training to Public Health Practitioners

UNC Gillings Epidemiology Students Bring Data Analysis Training to Public Health Practitioners Three doctoral students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, with support from... Read more »

Get to Know Our Graduate Students!

Get to Know Our Graduate Students! NCIPH regularly draws on the talents and expertise of faculty and students in our work, and this year has been no exception. In projects... Read more »

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