Health Policy and Management News

18 BSPH students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

March 21, 2019
Students from all four Bachelor of Science in Public Health programs at the Gillings School were honored recently with induction into the nation’s oldest and most prestigious college honorary society.

Minimum wage increases are associated with reduced numbers of suicide deaths

March 21, 2019
Researchers at the Gillings School may have discovered a strategy to slow the increase of deaths by suicide – addressing the financial anxiety caused by low wages. Their new study shows that increases in state minimum wages have been associated with decreases in suicide rates in recent years. Photo by Ethan Sykes.

Birken selected for University Award for the Advancement of Women

March 15, 2019
Dr. Sarah Birken's award is given to those who elevate the status of women, help improve campus policies, promote recruitment, retention and upward mobility of women, and participate in women's professional development or mentorship. Photo by UNC-Chapel Hill/Jon Gardiner.

MHA program ranked #3 by US News and World Report

March 12, 2019
Health Policy and Management's Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program has been ranked the No. 3 health care management program in the U.S. by peer programs around the country. The 2020 rankings were published March 12 by U.S. News and World Report.