Health Policy and Management

A new report by the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) recommends seven to eight hours of sleep each day as a way to maintain brain health, even as one ages. “This report reflects the collaboration of the GCBH with leading scientists and experts around the world on sleep and brain health,” said GCBH committee member and HPM professor Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD. “It aims to educate policy makers, caregivers, the general public and others about the importance of sleep, brain health and cognitive functioning.” Read more here.

The focus of our nationally top-ranked Department of Health Policy and Management is twofold.

Message from the Chair
As one of the top-ranked Departments of Health Policy and Management in the nation, we are dedicated to making an impact locally and globally through our leadership, research, scholarship, service and diversity. Read more here.
Morris Weinberger, PhD
Distinguished Professor & Chair

We train the next generation of leaders in management, policy making, and research to address the complex challenges of health-care delivery and produce cutting-edge research to contribute to the improvement of health-related quality of life, domestically and globally.

In both roles, we are committed to ensuring that all people, irrespective of gender, race, ethnicity or economic resources, have access to high-quality health-care services.

HPM has nearly 450 students enrolled in certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs. Its 40 full-time faculty members are experts in finance, economics, sociology, decision science, informatics, and health policy.

Additionally, over 100 adjunct faculty members, with wide-ranging practice experience, contribute to teaching and learning.

Our Mission, Vision and Values
Our research strengths include:

  • Cancer care;
  • Comparative effectiveness;
  • Financial management and performance;
  • Health outcomes;
  • Organization design and change; and
  • Quality of and access to care.
Mission
To improve health for all by creating and translating knowledge into policy and practice and educating current and future health leaders, managers, policymakers, practitioners, and researchers.
Vision
High quality, accessible, and affordable health systems that achieve optimal population health in North Carolina, the United States, and around the world.

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