University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
Carolina’s School of Public Health was ranked the best public school of public health (tied for #2 overall) by US News & World Report in 2003. It is the second largest of the nation’s 32 schools accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. With more than 200 full-time faculty members and more than 1,600 students, the School offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate training, certificate and leadership programs.
The focus of the school’s public health researchers, teachers, leaders and practitioners of public health, is to improve the health of all people, especially those who are underserved by the health care system and who are from diverse backgrounds. The School’s duty and mission is to reach out to all students who seek to improve the health of people in their communities and around the world, to embrace all those who have the energy, enthusiasm and talent to pursue public health careers or enhance careers they already have begun to develop.