Department of Epidemiology



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Official course descriptions taken from the UNC Course Catalog are below. Additional courses may be added on a semester basis at the discretion of the department. See the UNC Registrar’s... Read more »

Cancer Epidemiology Research

Overview Current projections indicate that the burden of cancer will increase from 10 million new cases globally in 2000, to 15 million in 2020. This public health burden will necessitate... Read more »


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Injury Epidemiology Research

Overview The overall goal of the program in injury epidemiology is to develop epidemiologists who further the science of injury control and are capable of conducting research and translating research... Read more »


Dear Fellow Alumni, We would first like to thank Elizabeth Hodgson and Thao Vo for their outstanding work as your alumni representatives for the Epidemiology chapter of the Gillings Alumni... Read more »

Contact Us

For general questions about the department, the degree program, or admissions, contact us via email at or call us at 919-966-7430. Questions about employment should be directed to 919-966-7460.... Read more »

Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research

Overview Cardiovascular (CV) epidemiology is an interdisciplinary field of work.  Our goal is to advance population wellness and health equity through innovative and impactful research in the field of cardiovascular... Read more »

Social Epidemiology Research

Overview Our mission is to train social epidemiologists who can apply principles of social justice, a core set of epidemiologic skills, and substantive knowledge to study the complex relations between... Read more »