Amy Belflower Thomas, MHA, MSPH, CPH

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Public Health Leadership Program

Representative Courses

PUBH 805: Addressing Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health through Service Learning

Staff/Administrative Duties

Amy Belflower Thomas is the Assistant Director for Research and Evaluation at the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). She serves as a public health consultant and dedicated leader in public health systems and infrastructure. Her passion is for increasing the capability of governmental public health to create strong partnerships, positive outcomes, and- ultimately- healthier communities. With education and experience in epidemiology, healthcare administration, and leadership, Amy is able to facilitate collaborative, data-based solutions to population health challenges by effectively and practically connecting evidence-based resources with on-the-ground public health practice. Amy is also a member of the NC Public Health Association Executive Committee and UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention's Community Advisory Board. As an Adjunct Assistant Professor for PHLP, she serves as a Faculty Mentor and teaches PUBH 805 each spring.


  • DrPH, Public Health Leadership, UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health (Spring 2024, Expected Completion)
  • MHA, Health Policy and Management, UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2014
  • MSPH, Epidemiology, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, 2004