Mary Davis, DrPH

  Senior Investigator
North Carolina Institute for Public Health

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Behavior

Curriculum Vitae

400 Roberson St
Campus Box 8165
Carrboro, NC 27510

T: 919-843-5558
F: 919-966-9138

1994 Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health DrPH, Behavioral Sciences
1991 University of Alabama Birmingham School of Public Health MSPH, Health Behavior
Research interests

  • Public health leadership
  • Public health practice
Research activities


  • Since 2001, Evaluation Services has provided program planning and evaluation services to more than 40 programs at NCIPH, the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, and national efforts
  • Research on public health systems and services using participatory approaches
  • Specialty areas are accreditation, quality improvement, and public health partnerships

Primary teaching area

  • Program evaluation

Primary Research areas

  • Public Health Systems Research
  • Evaluation
  • Building community provider capacity in health promotion programming
Staff/administrative responsibilities

HB Availability

  • Advisor on a special project
  • Capstone preceptor
  • Classroom or continuing education lecture
  • Faculty research collaboration
  • Student research supervision
  • Dissertation committee member
  • Informal research advice or technical assistance
  • HB Student Career Information Day volunteer
  • Practicum preceptor