HPM Student Groups


Healthcare Executives Student Association, an affiliate of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Medical Group Management Association, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association

This organization provides diverse opportunities for personal, professional and leadership development to prepare students for success in the healthcare industry.

Officers, 2018/2019:

Director of Business Development, THEF Co-Chair – India Little

Director of Finance, THEF Co-Chair – Matthew Baker

Director of External Relations, Auction Chair – Hannah Wieler

Director of Membership Development – Spencer Gardner

Director of Professional Development, MGMA Chair – Tazeen Farooque

ACHE National Organization site

MGMA National Organization site

HFMA National Organization site


AcademyHealth, UNC Student Chapter

The mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Student Chapter of AcademyHealth is to establish a student organization associated with the Academy to promote and facilitate the professional development of students interested in all aspects of health services research and health policy.

Officers, 2018/2019:

Communications Chair – Rachel Banawa

Programming Chair – Estella Obi-Tabot

Health Policy Day Liaison – Josh Zeitlin

AcademyHealth National Organization site


Health Policy and Management Master’s Student Council

HPM Master’s Student Council is an organization composed of students, for students, and therefore to be effective requires participation and commitment by students. Student Council provides an excellent way to get involved with other students, faculty, professionals, and members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community. It comprises a number of different committees including Academic Standards, Fundraising/Social, Community Service, Orientation, Admissions, and Professional Development.

Officers, 2018/2019:

President – TBD

Vice-President – Seyi Olusina

Secretary – Mary Anne Szymeczek

Treasurer – Dev Patel

Community Service Co-Chairs – Sarah Scott and Rachel Kaye

GPSF Liaison – Kelly Page


UNC Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Chapter 

The purpose of the Open School is “to provide a collaborative venue for professional health sciences students to gain fundamental knowledge and skills in healthcare quality and process improvement.” For more information please see our IHI chapter web page.

Officers, 2018/2019:

President – Whitney Okie

Vice-President of Education – Ryan Geoppinger

Vice-President of External Relations – Zahabiya Petiwala

Treasurer – Joseph Vermilya


International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

The UNC-CH ISPOR Student Chapter is an official chapter of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Student Network, the membership organization for epidemiologists, policy analysts and pharmacoeconomics & health outcomes researchers.


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