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All people across North Carolina and around the world will live in healthier communities because of our research, teaching, practice and service.


Our mission is to improve public health, promote individual and community well-being, and eliminate health inequities across North Carolina and around the world.

We bring about positive, sustainable changes in health by providing an exceptional program of collaborative teaching and learning and through our research, practice and service. We build, support and sustain a diverse, equitable and inclusive community to address historical and structural health inequities.


We are committed to:

  • Health Equity – Eliminating inequitable systems to improve health outcomes for all people.
  • Student Success – Developing, implementing and evaluating our systems, policies, and services that contribute to our student-centered culture.
  • Inclusive Excellence – Listening to, sharing and understanding people’s lived experiences to disrupt discrimination and oppression.
  • Integrity – Enacting the highest standards of excellence in professional ethics and organizational and personal integrity.
  • Collaboration – Fostering collaborative efforts within and outside Gillings anchored in equity and respectful interdisciplinary, reciprocal partnerships cultivated and sustained over time.
  • Well-Being – Building a culture that prioritizes the physical, mental, financial, emotional, social, and spiritual health of our students, staff and faculty.
  • Innovation – Encouraging deep inquiry, creativity, and risk-taking for the benefit of the public’s health.


  • GOAL 1. TEACHING AND LEARNING: Prepare current and future public health leaders, practitioners and researchers to cultivate positive, sustainable changes in health for all.
  • GOAL 2. RESEARCH: Conduct research that advances science and improves the public’s health.
  • GOAL 3. PRACTICE and SERVICE: Apply public health or other specialized training and expertise to improve the public’s health.
  • GOAL 4. OPERATIONS: Invest in the development of Gillings people and further develop an efficient operational infrastructure, processes and systems to ensure capacity to fulfill our mission.
Gillings Admissions: 233 Rosenau Hall, (919) 445-1170
Student Affairs: 263 Rosenau Hall, (919) 966-2499
Dean's Office: 170 Rosenau Hall, (919) 966-3215
Business and Administration: 170 Rosenau Hall, (919) 966-3215
Academic Affairs: 307 Rosenau Hall, (919) 843-8044
Inclusive Excellence: 207B Rosenau Hall, (919) 966-7430
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135 Dauer Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400