For Current HPM Students

Healthy Girls Save the World, a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve health outcomes for middle school girls, has been awarded a $50,000 grant. HPM BSPH graduate and current HBEH student Camille McGirt is director of the program. Read more here.

HPM Student Groups


Healthcare Executives Student Association, an affiliate of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Medical Group Management Association, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association

This organization provides diverse opportunities for personal, professional and leadership development to prepare students for success in the healthcare industry.

Officers, 2017/2018:

President, ACHE Chair – Robert White

VP of External Relations – Holly McDonnell

VP of Finance – Riley Bushman

VP of Internal Relations –Geard Fossett

VP of Professional Development – Max Fairclough

ACHE Convention Chair – Megan Jarrell

ACHE National Organization site

MGMA National Organization site

HFMA National Organization site


AcademyHealth, UNC Student Chapter

The mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Student Chapter of AcademyHealth is to establish a student organization associated with the Academy to promote and facilitate the professional development of students interested in all aspects of health services research and health policy.

Officers, 2017/2018:

Co-Presidents – Christina Smith & Colleen Higgins

Treasurer – TBD

AcademyHealth National Organization site


Health Policy and Management Master’s Student Council

HPM Master’s Student Council is an organization composed of students, for students, and therefore to be effective requires participation and commitment by students. Student Council provides an excellent way to get involved with other students, faculty, professionals, and members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community. It comprises a number of different committees including Academic Standards, Fundraising/Social, Community Service, Orientation, Admissions, and Professional Development.

Officers, 2017/2018:

President – TBD

Roast/Finance Chair – Nicolas Hernandez

Community Service Co-Chair: Kirsten Leloudis

Orientation/Social Chairs – Kathleen Knocke & Oluoma Chukwu

Student Government Representative – TBD


Healthcare Improvement Group – UNC Chapter of the IHI Open School

The purpose of the Open School is “to provide a collaborative venue for professional health sciences students to gain fundamental knowledge and skills in healthcare quality and process improvement.” For more information please refer to: https://uncstudentorgs.collegiatelink.net/organization/hig

Officers, 2017/2018:

President – TBD


International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

The UNC-CH ISPOR Student Chapter is an official chapter of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Student Network, the membership organization for epidemiologists, policy analysts and pharmacoeconomics & health outcomes researchers.


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