Larry Mandelkehr, MBA, CPHQ

Professor of the Practice Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC
Adjunct Instructor Health Policy and Management
Adjunct Assistant Professor UNC School of Nursing

T:(984) 974-0488

c/o UNC Hospitals

101 Manning Drive, CB #7600

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Attn: Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Department

Larry Mandelkehr is Director of Performance Improvement for the University of North Carolina Medical Center. He is responsible for coordinating improvement activities including reducing readmissions, mortality and infections and other complications of care, as well compliance with the CMS/Joint Commission Hospital Quality Measures program, multiple “Pay for Performance” programs, and for coordinating Hospital Meaningful Use of the Electronic Medical Record. 

Prior to joining UNC Health Care, Larry worked in engineering and marketing management, developing supervisory control and decision support systems for the oil and gas industry. 

In his ‘spare time’ for the past 20 years, Larry teaches quality and information management at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, and teaches Health Analytics and the use of spreadsheets at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor, guest speaker and preceptor at the UNC School of Nursing.

Larry has a MBA from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, Bachelors and Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality.

Representative Courses

HPM760 – Healthcare Quality & Information Management (Residential) | Syllabus

HPM776 - Healthcare Quality & Information Management – tools (Executive) | Syllabus

HPM777 - Healthcare Quality & Information Management – applications (Executive) | Syllabus

Excel “boot camp”- Executive Masters Program orientation

Service Activities

Advisor, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Chapter


BS, Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MEng, Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MBA, Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill