Your gifts provide student scholarships and funding for internships and research that help us serve more communities, solve more problems and take research out of labs and clinics to those who need them.

How to help fund our work during the pandemic

As the number one public school of public health, the Gillings School is working at the forefront of research, education and practice to address the greatest threats to public health— like the growing COVID-19 pandemic. While much of the research is funded by grants, we still need your support for initiatives that must move very quickly to have an impact. Our Infectious Disease Research Fund supports this continued work.

For many students, paid summer research opportunities, internships and practica have disappeared. Without funding, students are struggling with basic needs for housing, food and health insurance at a time when they are most necessary. Some students are not able to return to their home countries. Your gift to the Gillings Student Relief Fund can help them get through this difficult time.

Times like this epitomize the importance of public health. Your generosity will have an impact now and tomorrow.

An illustration from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals the basic form of the virus blamed for the outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

We need you

A student works in a Gillings lab.

A student works in a Gillings lab.

We dedicate our research, teaching and practice to delivering public health solutions to all 100 North Carolina counties and communities across the United States and around the world.

Your gifts to the Public Health Foundation or to our departments allow us to invest in the education, research and training of the next generation of public health leaders, who are making communities in North Carolina, across the United States and around the world healthier and safer. Help us deliver more public health solutions and make your gift today!

How to Give

There are many ways to make your gift to the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. You may wish to speak with your financial adviser before you give, to determine the best way to structure your gift to benefit yourself, your family and the School.

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Gillings School students learn by leading

Alyssa Grube is studying antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the unique environment of the Galapagos Islands. As a doctoral candidate at the Gillings School, she has access to the tools, expertise and experiences to pursue solutions to one of our generation’s biggest public health challenges. Make a gift today to support continued excellence in the field, lab and classroom and the future of public health.

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