North Carolina
Public Health Training Center

The College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is the Local Performance Site (LPS) for the Region IV Public Health Training Center (PHTC) for the State of North Carolina. The Region IV central office is located in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, G.A. The North Carolina LPS is housed within the College of Health and Human Services' Center for Healthy Communities, which provides operational support for this LPS. In addition to Emory and UNCW, Region IV collaborating institution include:

  • College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University
  • Institute of Public Health, Florida A&M University
  • Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of SC
  • School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville


Pathways to Practice Scholarship Program

The Pathways to Practice Scholarship program provides an opportunity for students to plan a competency-based project, work with public health practitioners, and receive financial support for this experience. 

Spring 2022 application now closed.

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NCPHTC Partners

  • North Carolina Division of Public Health
  • Southeastern North Carolina Regional Health Collaborative (SENCRHC) - New Hanover County Health Department, Brunswick County Health Department, Pender County Health Department, Onslow County Health Department , Columbus County Health Department, Southeast Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) and the CHHS
  • North Carolina Institute for Public Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University

Interested in partnering with us? Email for more information.