Health Policy and Management

Health policy students present their end-of-year Capstone projects.
Message from the Interim Chair
"On behalf of the faculty, staff, students and alumni we thank you for your interest in the Department of Health Policy and Management and invite you to explore our web site." Read more.
Sandra B. Greene, DrPh
Professor of the Practice of Health Policy

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

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.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health invites applications for Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management. Download the job description here.
Apply here.