North Carolina Institute for Public Health

Dana Rice, DrPH, clinical assistant professor at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, presented funding opportunity ideas to the Five County Stepping Up Initiative on December 11 at Granville Vance Community College. Stepping Up is a national initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails. The Initiative in Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Vance and Warren counties is led by Lisa Harrison and her team at Granville Vance Public Health. NCIPH has been supporting this initiative with contributions from staff, students and faculty.


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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