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Alyssa Mansfield Damon, PhD, MHA, MPH

Alyssa Mansfield Damon, PhD, MHA, MPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
  • 1106B McGavran-Greenberg Hall
  • CB #7411
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7411

Dr. Mansfield Damon is a health care epidemiologist and educator with extensive experience in multiple aspects of care delivery and outcomes analysis. She is a leader in leveraging healthcare data to identify opportunities for maximizing health care value by addressing access, utilization, costs, and quality. She possesses a unique combination of knowledge and experience in health services including complex statistical methods, operational analytics, data management, predictive modeling, program evaluation, and health care finance and administration, as well as public speaking, proposal development, budget & personnel management, and publication.

Research Activities

  • Integrating individual- and systems-level predictors of healthcare access, utilization, and outcomes for population health management;
  • Modeling approaches to maximizing efficient care delivery;
  • Using large administrative databases to improve healthcare value;
  • Healthcare epidemiology; operations research and analytics;
  • SAS and database management


BS, Psychology, Eckerd College, 1997

MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999

PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009

MHA, Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014

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