UNC Asheville - UNC Gillings MPH program to graduate first class

May 9, 2024
This May, the first graduating class of the UNC Asheville - UNC Gillings Master of Public Health program will receive a jointly conferred degree.

4 Gillings community members honored with 2024 awards for mentorship, teaching, research and service

April 29, 2024
Four members of the Gillings School community were selected to receive the School’s most prestigious awards: Dr. Stephen Cole (Larsh Award), Dr. Joseph Ibrahim (McGavran Award), Dr. Joe Brown (Greenberg Award) and Traci L. Baird (Barr Award).

Harrison named NCALHD Health Director of the Year

March 25, 2024
Lisa Macon Harrison, MPH, health director for Granville-Vance Public Health (GVPH) and Gillings School alumna, was honored for her decade-plus commitment to leading GVPH and lifting the work, value and voice of health departments locally, statewide and at the national level.

New scholarship honors community health pioneer John Hatch

February 23, 2024
Piedmont Health Services, Inc. has established a new scholarship at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in honor of community health pioneer Dr. John Hatch '75. The scholarship was unveiled at the School's Engage alumni event on February 22 at the Gillings School. 

Milner receives ADA's humanitarian award

February 19, 2024
The American Dental Association recognized Gillings School alumnus Dr. Bill Milner with its 2023 humanitarian award for decades of outstanding contributions to dentistry and health equity.

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.

Beech Award recognizes Atkinson’s use of data to confront disparities

December 20, 2023
Delton Atkinson, an alumnus of the Gillings School, has received the Harvey E. Beech Outstanding Alumni Award for overall achievement.

Gillings School announces new Department of Public Health Leadership and Practice, new NCIPH director

December 7, 2023
The department will unite the Public Health Leadership Program and the North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH), with the goal of strengthening and elevating the scholarship of leadership and practice at the Gillings School.

NC Institute for Public Health backs the work of local health departments

With funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, NCIPH leads programs that build a stronger public health workforce.

Gillings experts advise on NCIOM's 30 strategies to support healthy aging in NC

October 31, 2023
Two Gillings School experts are among an interdisciplinary NCIOM task force that has released 12 actionable recommendations supported by 30 total strategies for improving social connections, falls prevention, food and nutrition security, and mobility among aging North Carolinians.

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