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.
|Our mission, vision and values:
||Our research strengths include:
|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.|
|High quality, accessible and affordable health systems that achieve optimal population health in North Carolina, across the United States and around the world.|
The Gillings School’s Office of Student Affairs regularly welcomes prospective graduate students to meet with faculty, staff and students from our department (and others). Join us for a tour of classrooms and labs, and for informal sessions over lunch. Register for a Graduate Open House..Learn More
Mailing colorectal cancer screening tests to patients insured by Medicaid increased screening rates for this population. Our associate professor Dr. Stephanie Wheeler is senior author of the study, which was published in the journal Cancer. Read more.Learn More
Jeffrey Simms, assistant professor and director of professional development and alumni relations, is the 2018 recipient of the John E. Larsh Jr. Award for mentoring. The Larsh Award “recognizes an established, long-term faculty member who has spent several years of their career mentoring students."