Researchers in the Department of Biostatistics are interested both in development of statistical methodology and application of statistics in applied research.
Uniquely situated in a school of public health, the Environmental Sciences and Engineering interdisciplinary programs in air quality and atmospheric processes, human exposure and health effects, and sustainable water resources draw from faculty expertise in the physical and life sciences, engineering and policy.
Renowned faculty members provide students with training in effective research practices and methods.
Health Behavior faculty members include experts from behavioral science, communications, health education, international health, medicine, medical sociology and social psychology.
Department faculty members are committed to ensuring that all people, irrespective of gender, race, ethnicity or economic resources, have access to high-quality health-care services.
The Maternal and Child Health Department is dedicated to improving the health of women, children and families — in North Carolina and around the world.
The Nutrition Department has created an innovative program that capitalizes on both these schools’ historical approaches to health, giving the department an unusual breadth of scientific and policy approaches — spanning from cell to society, moving from discovery to delivery.
Research in the Public Health Leadership Program
UNC Gillings’ Public Health Leadership Program is an innovative program that capitalizes on both these schools’ historical approaches to health, giving our department an unusual breadth of scientific and policy approaches — spanning from cell to society, moving from discovery to delivery.