Mark Holmes

Associate Professor Health Policy and Management
Director Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research

T:(919) 966-0202

F:(919) 966-3671

mark_holmes@unc.edu

1104B McGavran-Greenburg

CB #7411

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7411

Mark Holmes, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health and Director of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, where he is also the Director of the North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center and the Co-Director of the Program on Health Care Economics and Finance at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research.

His interests include hospital finance, rural health, workforce, health policy, and patient-centered outcomes research.

In 2014, he received the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. In 2015 he was named Outstanding Researcher by the National Rural Health Association.  Previously, he was Vice President of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine, where he gained experience in North Carolina health policy. He previously served on the board of the North Carolina Health Insurance Risk Pool. His state policy work led to his 2010 Health Care Hero "Rising Star" award from the Triangle Business Journal. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Rural Health and the NCMJ. He received his BS in Mathematics and Economics from Michigan State University and his PhD from the Department of Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Researcher Award
2015, National Rural Health Association

Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty
2014, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

40 Under 40 Leadership Award
2012, Triangle Business Journal

Member
2012, North Carolina Institute of Medicine

Representative Courses

HPM 881

Research Activities
    Rural healthcare
    Patient-centered outcomes research
    Policy implementation and policy development
    Workforce


Key Publications

A single-item self-report medication adherence question predicts hospitalisation and death in patients with heart failure. David Baker, Kristen Bibbins-Domingo, Kimberly Broucksou, Crystal Cene, Darren Dewalt, Brian Erman, Victoria Hawk, George Holmes, Christine Jones, Aurelia Macabasco-O'Connell, Michael Pignone, Bernice Ruo, Dean Schillinger, Jia-Rong Wu (2014). Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23(17), 2554-2564.

Exploring the Association of Homicides in Northern Mexico and Healthcare Access for US Residents. Charles Becker, Kimberley Geissler, George Holmes, Sally Stearns, Harsha Thirumurthy (2014). Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Self-reported recall and daily diary-recorded measures of weight monitoring adherence: Associations with heart failure-related hospitalization. David Baker, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Kimberly Broucksou, Crystal Cene, Darren DeWalt, Brian Erman, Victoria Hawk, George Holmes, Christine Jones, Aurelia Macabasco-O'Connell, Michael Pignone, Bernice Ruo, Dean Schillinger, Jia-Rong Wu (2014). BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 14.

Medicare, swing beds, and Critical Access Hospitals. Ila Broyles, I Broyles, George Holmes, G Holmes, Kristin Reiter, K Reiter (2013). Medical Care Research and Review, 70(2), 206-217.

Low literacy is associated with increased risk of hospitalization and death among individuals with heart failure. David Baker, D Baker, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, K Bibbins-Domingo, Kimberly Broucksou, K Broucksou, Crystal Cene, C Cene, Darren Dewalt, D Dewalt, Brian Erman, B Erman, George Holmes, G Holmes, Christine Jones, C Jones, Aurelia Macabasco-O'Connell, A Macabasco-O'Connell, Michael Pignone, M Pignone, Bernice Ruo, B Ruo, Dean Schillinger, D Schillinger, Morris Weinberger, M Weinberger, Jia-Rong Wu, J Wu (2013). Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(9), 1174-1180.

Education

BS, Mathematics and Economics, Michigan State University, 1995

PhD, Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000