North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness (NCCPHP)
The mission of NCCPHP is to help the public health workforce respond to bioterrorism and emerging health threats by assessing the competency of that workforce in core public health skills and bioterrorism preparedness, facilitating training, and carrying out applied research on emerging health issues.
Southeast Regional Center of Excellence in Biodefence and Emerging Infections (SERCEB)
Funded by a large grant ($10 million annually), SERCEB is a consortium of investigators at UNC, Duke University, and many other collaborating institutions throughout the southeast.
Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE)
SPICE is charged with investigating, preventing and controlling nosocomial infections in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other medical facilities in the state.