Alumni overview

Amy Lansky with MPH student Jaime Adler at the 2014 HB student awards ceremony. Jaime was awarded the Lanksy Family Scholarship for 2014-2015

Amy Lansky with MPH student Jaime Adler at the 2014 HB student awards ceremony. Jaime was awarded the Lanksy Family Scholarship for 2014-2015


Lansky to serve as Alumni Association President

Alumna Amy Lansky (MPH, 1991; PhD, 1996) will lead the Gillings School of Global Public Health Alumni Association for the next two year. Read more ยป

Since Dr. Lucy Morgan founded the Department in 1943, more than 2,000 students have graduated from our training programs. HB alumni occupy important health behavior and health education positions across the nation and around the world. Alumni guest lecture in our courses, serve as adjunct faculty, volunteer for our annual Career Information Day, and assist the department in helping to place graduates in important positions in practice and academia. Networking is vital to our students and graduates.

We’re always glad to get updates from our alumni:

Places where Health Behavior alumni are employed

Organizations, including:

Active Living by Design
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American Legacy Foundation
American Psychological Association
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
California Department of Health Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deloitte Consulting
Environmental Protection Agency
FHI 360
Farmworker Health Services, Inc.
Health Departments across the country
Kaiser Permanente
National Alzheimer’s Association
National Cancer Institute
National Council of La Raza
North Carolina Institute for Public Health
North Carolina Prevention Partners
Pacific Institute for Research
Peace Corps
Planned Parenthood
Population Services International
Research Triangle Institute International
Robert Woods Johnson Foundation
Senior PharmAssist
Special Olympics International
UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
US Public Health Service
US State Department
VA Medical Center
Vera Institute for Justice

Colleges and universities, including:

American University
Baylor University
Boston University
Davidson College
Drexel University
Duke University
Emory University
Indiana University
Johns Hopkins University
Kent State University
New York University
North Carolina Central University
Oregon State University
Texas A&M
University of California-Irvine
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-San Francisco
University of Colorado School of Public Health
University of Florida
University of Iowa
University of Mahidol
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina-Greensboro
University of Pennsylvania
University of South Carolina
University of Texas
University of Washington
Vanderbilt University