Dissertation Defense: Maggie Holly Byrne

1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall 401 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill

Doctoral candidate, Maggie (Holly) Byrne will present her dissertation research, "Gratitude, Warm Glow, and the Role they Play in the Pay-it-Forward Model." The presentation will be in person in McGavran-Greenberg room 1101-F (the health policy and management conference room), or via Zoom.

Policy Day: NC Medicaid’s Healthy Opportunities Pilot Program

136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg. (Auditorium, School of Social Work) Tate-Turner-Kuralt Bldg, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Designed to provide evidence-based non-medical interventions related to housing, food, transportation, interpersonal safety and toxic stress to high-need Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina, the Healthy Opportunities Pilot Program seeks to transform countless individuals' lives and national health policy discussions. Keynote speaker Amanda Van Vleet, associate director of innovation at N.C. Medicaid, will share insights on... Read more »

Dissertation Defense: Caitlin Biddell

3005 Michael Hooker Research Center (Carmen Hooker Odom Conference Room) 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, United States

Doctoral candidate in health policy and management Caitlin Biddell will present her dissertation research, "Impact of financial barriers to care on adverse healthcare events among cancer patients and survivors." This... Read more »

Policy and Progress: Key Perspectives in Women’s Health

G100 Bondurant Hall 321 South Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join the Women's Health Multidisciplinary Consortium for a panel discussing the impact of policy and advocacy on women's health. The event will take place in person at Bondurant G-100 on April 13 at 12:30 pm and on Zoom. Please register in advance. Lunch will be provided. Speakers include: Ciara Zachary, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health... Read more »

Novant Visiting Scholar Series: Daniel Dawes, JD

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center) Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Daniel Dawes, JD, will give a keynote address titled, "The Political Determinants of Health." Mr. Dawes is a widely respected healthcare and public health leader, having authored two groundbreaking health policy books, 150 Years of ObamaCare and The Political Determinants of Health. He currently serves as Senior Vice President of Global Health Equity and the... Read more »

Gillings International Research Compliance Corner Part I: Export Controls

Gillings Research Unit Presents a two-part, virtual, education session on International Research Compliance. They will have speakers from the Export Controls Office, as well as the Office for the Vice Chancellor of Research. Part I speaker: William Bucha Export Compliance Manager UNC Export Compliance Office Division of Institutional Integrity and Risk Management Learn more and... Read more »

Below the Belt Film Screening and Panel Discussion

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Public Health Leadership Student Association will host a screening and expert panel discussion of the documentary "Below the Belt," a film about the realities of living with endometriosis. Through... Read more »

2023 HPM Distinguished Alumni Award Lecture: Dr. Gary Freed

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center) Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Gillings School of Global Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management presents: The 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Lecture with Gary L. Freed, MD, MPH ('92) from the University of Michigan School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Registration required. This lecture will be held in person and via Zoom.

Dissertation Defense: Yucheng Hou

2005 Michael Hooker Research Center (William L. Roper Conference Room) Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, United States

Doctoral candidate Yucheng Hou will present her dissertation research, "Peer participation, spillover effects, and evaluation of the Medicare Shared Savings Program." Dissertation Committee Members: Justin Trogdon Marisa Domino Valerie Lewis Qing Gong Kevin Callison Watch online or in Michael Hooker Research Center 2005. Contact Valerie Hooker with questions.

Retirement Celebration for Morris Weinberger

Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Friday, June 2 2 - 4 P.M. Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Presented by the Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) RSVP to attend! We invite anyone interested in honoring Morris to consider donating in support of the HPM department and furthering his commitment to mentoring students and the next generation of public health... Read more »

Dissertation Defense: Karl Johnson

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Health policy and management doctoral candidate Karl Johnson will present his dissertation research: "Public health governance to advance public health 3.0: Interrogating the strategies and governance structures of local governmental health departments in North Carolina and across the country." Watch live in Rosenau 133 or via zoom. Contact Valerie Hooker with questions.

Dissertation Defense: Joshua Weinstein

101 Rosenau Hall Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC

Health policy and management doctoral candidate Joshua Weinstein will be presenting his dissertation research, "Evaluating the health and economic consequences of inequitable access to continuous glucose monitoring technology for patients with type 1 diabetes." Watch via zoom or in Rosenau Hall room 101. Contact Valerie Hooker with questions.

Dissertation Defense: Hannah Friedman

230 Rosenau Hall (Mayes Center) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Doctoral candidate Hannah Friedman will present her dissertation research, titled "Quality of Care and Hospital Bypass Among Rural Heart Failure Patients." Rosenau Hall 230 or via Zoom.