North Carolina
Public Health Training Center

The College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) has been selected as 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, Ga. 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


NCPHTC Trainings

SEAHEC Trainings

Region-Wide Trainings

National Trainings

Field Placements/Internships

There are currently no field placement or internship opportunities at this time. Check back mid-October 2019 for more opportunities.

The Pathways to Practice application is now open for spring and summer 2020 internships. Click here to download the application. After completing the application, email to Mariah Smith at by the due date.

For more information about the Region IV Pathways to Practice Program, click here or contact Mariah Smith at

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

If you are interested in partnering with us, please email us at for more information.