Our Mission

The Minority Student Caucus (MSC) advocates for issues of concern to students of color in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and promotes research and programs aimed at addressing public health issues that affect people of color. Membership is open to all students of color in the School and anyone else who is interested in supporting the Caucus’ mission.


History and Aims

The Minority Student Caucus consists of all students of color in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health who wish to join. The Caucus was founded in the early 1970s as a vehicle for bringing the concerns of minority students to the attention of the School’s administration and for working to attract more students of color to the School. The Caucus founded the Minority Health Conference (MHC) in 1977 and has conducted it annually since then. The Caucus works with the school administration to advocate for the needs of students of color and MSC representatives currently serve on the Dean’s Council, the SPH Alumni Association and other committees throughout the Gillings School.


Minority Health Conference

41st Annual Minority Health Conference
Friday, February 28, 2020
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education


2019-2020 Elected Officers

To be announced: Contact minoritystudentcaucus@gmail.com for any questions about the caucus.
Minority Health Conference Co-Chairs: Rakiah Anderson and Ishani Patel

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