Department of Health Policy and Management

MHA Alumni Profiles

Class of 2008
Administrative Director, Levine Cancer Institute
Atrium Health
Operational and Strategic Responsibility

Jasmine Ballard attributes her UNC Dept of Family Medicine internship as setting her up for success in her career at Atrium.

Jasmine Ballard has been a leader with Atrium Health for over 12 years. She is currently the Administrative Director at Levine Cancer Institute. In her role, she has operational and strategic responsibility for centers in the southern region of the Charlotte Metro area. These operations provide medical oncology, hematology, surgical oncology, and infusion services encompassing a team of over a hundred teammates and physicians, 80,000 annual patient visits, and $90 million in revenue.

Jasmine received her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Howard University and Master of Health Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is a member of the National Association of Healthcare Executives, where she served on the Executive Board from 2017- 2019 for the NC chapter, A Dancer’s Heart Executive Board and is member of American College of Healthcare Executives.  She was also recognized in Pride Magazine as among the Best of the Best in Charlotte for 2019.


Portrait of Health Policy and Management alumna Mary Bus
Class of 2015
Director, Systems Affiliations & Integration
UNC Healthcare
Leading Integration Strategies

Mary Bus has spent the last 5 years dedicating herself to the UNC healthcare system.

Ms. Bus began her public health journey with UNC health care as an administrative intern of Systems Affiliations, where she created an interactive database for the American Hospital Association and identified inconsistencies within the system and recommended changes. She quickly rose to the position of Manager of Systems Affiliations & Integration and served as a primary point on contact between several UNCHC network hospital executive teams.

In 2015, her team placed first in the UAB Health Administration Case Competition, a real-life case competition for accredited graduate programs, which required the strategic development of a comprehensive service line for a university hospital system.  Before beginning her current job, Ms. Bus worked as the Program Administrator of UNC Health Care Administrative Fellowships, where she was responsible for Fellowships across three hospitals.