Compassionate leaders for complex challenges
The Gillings School's top-ranked Department of Health Policy and Management trains the next generation of leaders in management, policy making and research to address the complex challenges of health care delivery and produce cutting-edge research. We prepare our students to improve population health both domestically and globally. We are committed to ensuring that all people — irrespective of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, geographic origin, religion or economic resources — have access to high-quality health care services.
Message from the Chair
"As one of the top-ranked Departments of Health Policy and Management in the nation, we are dedicated to making an impact locally and globally through our leadership, research, scholarship, service and diversity."Read more from Dr. Weinberger.
HPM professor Mark Holmes, PhD, addressed the challenges rural health care is facing with the outbreak in an interview with WRAL reporter Cullen Browder.See the article and video here
We have nearly 450 students enrolled in certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs. Our full-time faculty members are experts in finance, economics, sociology, decision science, informatics, management and health policy. Additionally, more than 130 adjunct faculty members, with wide-ranging practice experience, contribute to teaching and learning.
To improve health for all by creating and translating knowledge into policy and practice and educating current and future health leaders, managers, policymakers, practitioners and researchers.
Our Vision and Values
High quality, accessible and affordable health systems that achieve optimal population health in North Carolina, across the United States and around the world.
Our Research Strengths
- Cancer care
- Rural health
- Mental health
- Comparative effectiveness
- Financial management and performance
- Health outcomes
- Organization and implementation science
- Quality of and access to care
AUPHA Full Member
Diversity and Inclusion
Health Policy and Management Events
- PhD Dissertation Defense: Juan Carlos Caro Seguel April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
- PhD Dissertation Defense: Anagha Gogate May 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Inclusive Classrooms Annual Symposium: Understanding and Addressing Structural Racism June 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm