Department of Health Policy and Management

Diversity and Inclusion

HPM Diversity Spotlight

Diversity is not tolerance for difference but inclusion of those who are not the majority. It should not be measured as a count or a fraction–that is somehow demeaning. Success at maintaining diversity would be when we no longer ask if we are diverse enough, because it has become the norm, not remarkable.”
Anonymous HPM student, in response to student survey.

Inclusivity is one of five values that define the culture of the Department of Health Policy and Management.

The value of inclusivity promotes a diverse staff, faculty, and student body who feel fully welcome. It also promotes caring about each other as human beings and benefiting from everyone’s talents.

Student Resource List for Diversity and Inclusion

The following are some of the extensive campus resources that promote inclusion and education for a diverse UNC community:

From HPM:

Faculty Equity Collective Newsletter, Spring 2021

From the Gillings School of Global Public Health:

UNC Resources:


Graduate Students who are Parents:

UNC Global:


SAFE at UNC  – Portal for UNC community for resources and information about discrimination, harassment, etc.