Research, Innovation and Global Solutions empowers Gillings faculty members, students and staff to solve local and global health problems through research, innovation and practice.


Julie MacMillan Managing Director

Margaret Bentley Associate Dean for Global Health

Penny Gordon-Larsen Associate Dean for Research


Global Health

Naya Villarreal Program Coordinator

Dr. Dilshad Jaff

Dilshad Jaff Program Coordinator for Complex Emergencies

Research and Innovation

Christin Daniels Senior Director for Research and Innovation


Elisia Black Administrative Assistant

Gillings Visiting Professors

Leah Devlin Gillings Visiting Professor

Don Holzworth Gillings Visiting Professor

Shelia Leatherman Gillings Visiting Professor