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I’m Catherine Gihlstorf, the Associate Director of the MPH@UNC Program.
You can reach me at

    My office:

  • Helps set strategy for the program
  • Conducts program evaluation and ensures program quality
  • Oversees the hiring of the adjunct instructors
  • Coordinates the various Gillings service organizations from advising to course development
  • Plans immersions
  • Liaises with the Gillings faculty; Course leads, faculty mentors, and concentration leads
  • Connects the program with Gillings leadership
  • Liaises with our 2U technology partners
  • Reviews requests for transfer credits

Dana Rice, DrPH is an Assistant Professor in the Public Health Leadership Program and the Assistant Dean of Master’s Degree Programs.