The faculty in the Department of Health Policy and Management
represent some of the top experts and authorities in the field. Known not only for
a robust research program and first-rate teaching abilities,the faculty also
represents a diversity of educational backgrounds and experience.
(see a list of faculty interests and expertise)


The staff of the Department of Health Policy and Management
provide support for faculty and students in a number of critical areas,
including student services, professional development
and information technology.


Full-Time Faculty

Ethan Basch, MD,
Samuel Baxter, PhD, MPHNominated Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and
Antonia Bennett,
Leah Frerichs, PhDAssociate
Bill Gentry, MPAAssociate Professor and Director of CPDM certificate
Sandra B. Greene, DrPHProfessor of the
Kristen Hassmiller Lich, PhDAssociate
Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, PhD, MHAAssociate
Susan Helm-Murtagh, DrPH, MMAssociate
Mark Holmes,
Erin Kent, PhDAssociate Professor and Associate Chair for
Sheila Leatherman, CBE, Hon FRCPProfessor of Global Health
Jessica Lee, DDS,
Valerie Lewis,
Benjamin Mason Meier, JD, LLM,
Jonathan Oberlander,
George H. Pink, PhDHumana Distinguished
Arrianna Marie Planey, PhD, MAAssistant
Kristin Reiter, PhDHumana Distinguished
Mya L. Roberson, MSPH, PhDAssistant Professor
Christopher M. Shea,
Jeffrey Simms, MSPHAssistant Professor and Associate Chair for Alumni and External
Sally Clark Stearns,
Angela M. Stover, PhDAssociate Professor and Co-Director of NC TraCS' Implementation Science Methods
Melanie Studer, PhD, MSHAAssistant Professor, Director of Undergraduate
Sean Y. Sylvia, PhDAssociate
Tara Templin, PhDAssistant
Elizabeth R. Tomlinson, PhD, BSNAssistant
Justin Trogdon, PhDProfessor and Director, PhD
Katherine (Kat) Tumlinson, PhDAssociate
Karl Umble, PhD, MPHAssociate
Karen Volmar, JD, MPH, FACHEAssociate Chair for Academic
Lynne Wagner,
Lauren Wallace, DrPH, MPH, MPAAssistant
Stephanie B. Wheeler, PhD, MPHMichael S O’Malley Distinguished
John Wiesman, DrPH, MPHProfessor of the Practice and Director, Executive Doctoral Program in Health
Ciara Zachary, MPH, PhDAssistant Professor and Health Policy Concentration Lead, Master of Public Health

Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty

Stuart H. Altman, PhDAdjunct
Oscar R. Aylor, MSHA, FACHEAdjunct Assistant
Suzanne M. Babich, DrPH, MSAdjunct
Edward L. Baker Jr., MD, MPHAdjunct
David J. Ballard, MD, FACP, MSPH, PhD, MBAAdjunct
Deborah E. Bender, PhD, MPHAdjunct
Sarah A. Birken, PhDAdjunct Associate
Diane Bloom, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Hayden B. Bosworth, PhDAdjunct
Fred T. Brown, Jr., MPH, LFACHEAdjunct
Tom Caffey, MBA, MBB, CQEAdjunct Assistant
Timothy Jay Carney, PhD, MPH, MBAAdjunct Assistant
William R. Carpenter, PhDAdjunct Associate
Daniel R. Carter, MBAAdjunct Assistant
Rachel A. Caspar, MAAdjunct Assistant
John D. Catalano, DrPH, MPAAdjunct Assistant
Young Moon Chae, PhDAdjunct
Dorothy Cilenti,
Kauline Cipriani, PhDAdjunct Associate
J. Steven Cline, DDS, MPHAdjunct Associate
Mandy Cohen, MD, MPHAdjunct
Samuel Cykert, MDAdjunct
Edward A. Dauer, MDAdjunct
Travis Day, MBAAdjunct Assistant
Leah McCall Devlin, DDSProfessor of the
Peggye Dilworth-Anderson,
Michaela A. Dinan, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Marisa Domino, PhDAdjunct
Spencer Dorn, MD, MPH, MHAAdjunct Associate
Chester Douglass, DMD, PhDAdjunct
Karine Dubé, DrPHAdjunct Assistant
Randall Egsegian, PhDAdjunct
Shellie D. Ellis, MA, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Franklin Farmer, MBA, CSSBB, MT(ASCP)Adjunct
Erin P. FraherAdjunct Associate
Steven A. GarfinkelAdjunct
Laura I. Gerald, MD, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Robert J. Greczyn, MPHGillings Visiting
Eric K. Griffin, MPA, CEMAdjunct
Shayla C. Higginbotham, BSPH, MHA, PMPAdjunct Assistant
Susan Hogue, PharmD, MPHAdjunct Assistant
E. Wayne Holden, PhDAdjunct
Donald A. Holzworth, MSAdjunct
Rick K. Homan, PhDAdjunct Associate
Amy Ising, MSISAdjunct
George L. Jackson, PhD, MHAAdjunct
Samuel S. Jackson, JDAdjunct
Dio Kavalieratos, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Saad Khan, DrPHAdjunct Assistant
Lisa M. Koonin, DrPH, MN, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Joan H. KrauseAdjunct
Jennifer Elston Lafata, PhDAdjunct
Jay S.
Kathleen N. Lohr, PhDAdjunct
Lara M.J. Lorenzetti, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Matthew L. Maciejewski, PhDAdjunct
Larry Mandelkehr, MBAAdjunct Associate
Alyssa Mansfield, PhD, MHA, MPHAdjunct Associate
Michael Markowitz, MD, MBA, MSPHAdjunct Associate
Gene W. Matthews, JDAdjunct
Lukasz Mazur, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Lauren McCormack, PhD, MSPHAdjunct Associate
Anne M. McGeorge, CPAAdjunct
Aimee M. McHale, JD, MSPHAdjunct Assistant
Aaron McKethan, PhDAssistant Adjunct
Lori McLeod, PhDAdjunct Associate
Paj Nandi, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Nicole Bates, DrPHAdjunct Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
Advisory Council Member, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Matthew E. Nielsen, MD, MSAdjunct Associate
Stephen Orton, PhDAdjunct Assistant
John O’Donnell, MPP, PhDAdjunct
Michael J. Park, PhD, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Robert "Chip" Patterson, Jr., MBAAdjunct
Krista Perreira, PhDAdjunct
Joseph G. Piemont, JDAdjunct
Gene Pinder, MSJAdjunct Assistant
Janet E. Porter, MBA, PhDAdjunct
Jim Porto, Jr., PhD, MPAAdjunct Assistant
David D. Potenziani, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Patricia Pozella, DrPHAdjunct
Andrea D. Radford, DrPH, MHAAdjunct Assistant
Thomas C. Ricketts, PhDAdjunct
Julie Sakowski, PhDAdjunct Associate
Cleo A. Samuel-Ryals, PhDAdjunct Associate
Marjorie Satinsky, MA, MBAAdjunct
Richard S. Saver, JDAdjunct
Lucy A. Savitz, PhD, MBAAdjunct Associate
Adam Searing, JDAdjunct Assistant
Frederick W. Sexton, MPHAdjunct
Asheley Cockrell Skinner, PhDAdjunct Associate
Betsy Sleath, PhDAdjunct
Paula Song, PhDAdjunct
Kevin W. Sowers, MSN, RN, FAANAdjunct
Karyn B. Stitzenberg, MD, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Michael Stobbe, DrPHAdjunct Assistant
Jeffery Strickler, DHA, RNAdjunct
Jeffrey W. Swanson, PhDAdjunct
Harsha Thirumurthy, PhDAdjunct Associate
Margaret S. Thomas, MHAAssistant
Gina Upchurch, MPHAdjunct Assistant
J. Bennet Waters, DHAAdjunct Assistant
Jane A. Weintraub, DDS, MPHAdjunct Professor and Alumni Distinguished Professor, Dental
Rebecca Wells, PhDAdjunct
S. Dewayne West,
William A. Aldridge II, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Aaron S. Williams, MBAAdjunct
Eric Wolak, MSN, MHA, RN, NEA-BCAdjunct
Cameron R. Wolfe, MBBS, MPHAdjunct
Leah L. Zullig,

Retired and Emeritus Faculty

Deborah E. Bender, PhD, MPHProfessor
Edward F. Brooks, DrPHProfessor
Laurel Files, PhDProfessor
Bruce Fried, PhDProfessor
Sagar Jain, PhDProfessor
Arnold Kaluzny, PhDProfessor
Joseph Morrissey, PhDProfessor
John E. Paul, PhD, MSPHProfessor
Richard Gary Rozier, DDSProfessor
Pam Silberman, JD, DrPHProfessor
Rebecca Slifkin, PhDProfessor
James Veney, PhDProfessor
Morris Weinberger, PhDProfessor
William N. Zelman, PhDProfessor


Stephanie Basakis, JDAdministrative Support
Larry BrantleyTechnology Support
Yolonda N. Childs, MS, MPAAcademic
Stephanie Forman, JDExecutive and Special Projects
Terri Gault, MACDirector of Finance &
Valerie HookerAcademic Program Support
Stacie JonesAccounting
Danielle LehnerAcademic Program Support
Cathy M. PadgettCareer Services
Kim SielerAcademic Coordinator, Doctoral and Executive MHA Degree
John Wise, MA, MDivTechnical Support
Ying Xu, MPAAccounting
BSPH, MSPH and Resident MHA:
Academic Coordinator: Yolonda N. Childs

Doctoral and Executive MHA:
Academic Coordinator: Kim Sieler

Assistant to Chair: Stephanie Forman
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