Events and Competitions

Check back here in the Fall for new upcoming events and competitions Past Events and Competitions Recordings Map the System UNC Finals (April 2024) Student teams competed in the final... Read more »


Take a Leap. Recent student and faculty early- mid- and late-stage ventures HIV/AIDS Network for Disaster Survivors (HANDS) Gillings Innovators: Lauren Fidelak (MPH Health Behavior 2024) and Cotie San (MPH... Read more »

Classes and Programs

LEARN. Carolina Graduate Certificate in Innovation for the Public Good Equip yourself with the modern change-making mindset, methods, and tools to be effective in working across sectors and disciplines to... Read more »

Gillings Gift

The $50 million Gillings Gift, announced in 2007, allows the School to make targeted investments in cutting-edge public health projects. By focusing on solving big problems, committing to high standards,... Read more »

Gillings Experts in Residence

Gillings Experts in Residence are invited or competitively selected from think tanks, businesses, non-profit organizations, and academia in order to devote their time, expertise, and leadership towards key projects that... Read more »

Gillings Merit Scholars

Current Scholars Joel Begay, Department of Epidemiology Alexis Bryant, Department of Biostatistics Katie Conners, Department of Epidemiology Shayna Farris, Department of Health Behavior Brooke Jones, Department of Maternal and Child... Read more »


We accelerate public health innovation from ideas through implementation, for faster solutions and greater impact in the world.

Innovation Resources

Ethics, Compliance and Required Training All Gillings faculty, staff, and students who engage in research must complete conflict of interest (COI) training and may also, depending on the nature of... Read more »

Gillings Innovation Labs Faculty Awards

Since 2007, the Gillings Innovation Labs (GILs) faculty awards have transformed the Gillings School, putting us on the map for pioneering work in clinical trials, brain health, new methods and more GILs are innovative, interdisciplinary, and strive to achieve fundamental breakthroughs in public health.