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Experience Gillings: Virtual Graduate Programs Open House

Welcome to Gillings!

2021 Experience Gillings: Graduate Programs Open House Event Week, October 4 - 8:
Event attendees and prospective students can attend helpful department and concentration information sessions, tune into engaging Q&A opportunities with course instructors, faculty and staff, and receive application tips and guidance for 2022-2023 applicants of UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health!

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Download the Virtual Graduate Programs Open House schedule (PDF).

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BIPOC Student Mixer

Tuesday, October 5
5 – 6 p.m.

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This mixer will be hosted by Gillings Minority Student Caucus and Office of Inclusive Excellence. Join members of the Minority Student Caucus and staff from the Office of Inclusive Excellence for a casual mixer; hear from current BIPOC students and come with any specific questions or concerns you might have as a student of color.

Tour Gillings

Tour Gillings

View our 360° tour of the Gillings School.

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Gillings Greetings

Welcome Greeting from Dean Rimer

Dean Barbara K. Rimer welcomes prospective graduate students.

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Welcome Greeting from Dr. Suzanne Maman

Suzanne Maman, associate dean for global health, welcomes prospective students.

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Welcome Greeting from Jeffrey Simms

Jeffrey Simms, MSPH, interim associate dean for inclusive excellence, welcomes prospective students.

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Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs with Dana Rice

Dana Rice, DrPH, assistant dean of master's degree programs, welcomes prospective graduate students.

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MPH Program Overview

MPH Program Overview with Karla Townley-Tilson

Karla Townley-Tilson, MBA, associate director for the residential master's of public health, welcomes prospective graduate students.

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Welcome Greetings from Department Representatives

Department of Biostatistics

Michael Hudgens, professor and associate chair of the Department of Biostatistics, welcomes prospective students.

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Department of Epidemiology

Karin Yeatts, PhD, applied epidemiology concentration lead and associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology, welcomes prospective graduate students.

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Department of Health Behavior

Kate Muessig, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior, welcomes prospective graduate students.

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Department of Health Policy and Management

Ciara Zachary, MPH, PhD, health policy concentration lead and assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, welcomes prospective graduate students.

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Department of Maternal and Child Health

Angela Parcesepe, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Maternal and Child Health, welcomes prospective graduate students.

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Department of Nutrition

Melissa Walter, MPH, RDN, LDN, program specialist, PRISM Technical Director, Department of Nutrition, welcomes prospective students.

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Career Services

Career Services with Camille Mason

Camille Mason, MEd, career services coordinator, welcomes prospective students.

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Application Resources

Gillings Awards and Funding 101 with Jenna Keith

Jenna Keith, MEd, Student Funding and Awards Coordinator, welcomes prospective students.

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PhD Information Sessions

When possible, sessions will be recorded during the event week and posted online soon. If you missed an information session during the week of open house, review additional Fall Events on the Visit Us page or email us at sph-admissions@unc.edu.

Department of Epidemiology PhD Information Session

Learn more about the Epidemiology PhD Program at the Gillings School.

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MPH Information Sessions

When possible, sessions will be recorded during the event week and posted online soon. If you missed an information session during the week of open house, review additional Fall Events on the Visit Us page or email us at sph-admissions@unc.edu.

Global Health MPH Open House

Suzanne Maman, associate dean for global health, talks with prospective students about the Global Health concentration at the Gillings School.

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Leadership in Practice MPH Open House

Learn more about the Leadership in Practice MPH at the Gillings School.

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Nutrition and Dietetics MPH Open House

Learn more about the Department of Nutrition's MPH in Nutrition and Dietetics programs

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Public Health Data Science Open House

Learn more about the Public Health Data Science Concentration at the Gillings School.

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Place-Based Health MPH Open House

Learn more about the Place-Based Concentration in Asheville, N.C.

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Population Health for Clinicians Open House

Learn more about the Population Health for Clinicians Concentration at the Gillings School.

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Non-MPH Master’s Program Sessions

When possible, sessions will be recorded during the event week and posted online soon. If you missed an information session during the week of open house, review additional Fall Events on the Visit Us page or email us at sph-admissions@unc.edu.

Attend a Virtual Information Session

View our Visit Us page to see upcoming virtual events.


Degrees

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health offers degree and non-degree options, from bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, to certificates and continuing education. Visit our Degrees page to learn more.


Questions about Admissions?

For more information about the admissions process contact Gillings Admissions Team at sph-admissions@unc.edu or 919-445-1170.

Johnston King, director of admissions, jking3@email.unc.edu

Kristen Hurdle, admissions coordinator, (919) 843-2755, kdhurdle@email.unc.edu

Andrew Huggins, admissions coordinator, (919) 843-2706, andrewhuggins@unc.edu

Jenna Keith, admissions coordinator, (919) 843-2644, jmkeith@email.unc.edu

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