North Carolina Institute for Public Health

NCIPH is proud to serve as the national program office for The Kresge Foundation's Emerging Leaders in Public Health Program. Participants receive training on leadership, organizational development, communications strategy and financing models, as well as a grant up to $125,000 to develop and implement a new role or model for their agency. Applications open in April for the new cohort! Learn more about the program.


Message from the Interim Director
"The Institute is the cornerstone of our School's outreach and service with a vision of transforming public health across North Carolina and beyond. We train the public health workforce and develop solutions for some of our most pressing public health concerns."
NCIPH Interim Director and Training Manager

The North Carolina Institute for Public Health puts public health in action.

Our mission is to deliver training, conduct research and provide technical assistance to transform the practice of public health for all. NCIPH works with our partners to:

  • conduct training and education for the public health workforce;
  • collaborate on technical assistance, research and evaluation projects;
  • translate research to practice;
  • publish and present scholarly practice-based work; and
  • link students to research projects and practica.


IMPACT, June 2017 issue of NCIPH’s newsletter

NCIPH Annual Report for 2016-2017


Collaboration is Critical
NCIPH partner, Dr. Alisahah Cole of Carolinas HealthCare System, discusses the social determinants of health work in an Invited Commentary in the North Carolina Medical Journal. “Providers ought to address social determinants of health and, more and more are joining community partnerships to do so. Read the article.

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