Research and Evaluation


Staff in the NCIPH’s Research and Evaluation Unit are experienced leaders in applied public health research and evaluation. Our work has included in topics such as preparedness and recovery, community health assessment, policy, public health infrastructure, accreditation and quality improvement training and implementation evaluation. Staff have skills in many research methods including qualitative and quantitative data collection instrument design, implementation and analysis; public health systems and services research; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other capabilities.

Recent projects include research and evaluation funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Science Foundation, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, the Public Health Accreditation Board, state and local health departments, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Examples of some of our work include:


View a complete list of our presentations and publications:


Anna Schenck, PhD, MSPH
Director, North Carolina Institute for Public Health