Our NCIPH mission drives us to help public health organizations develop leadership and learning capacity. We have consulted with a wide array of public health organizations, bringing our skills in assessment, leadership and organizational development and public health to their specific organizational challenges and opportunities. We share your values and commitment to the public’s health. And we want to share our rich knowledge base around public health practice and workforce development, a knowledge base built over decades and enhanced by our robust experience providing consulting and technical assistance to top-notch public health and health care organizations and hundreds of leaders.

Custom Leadership Services

Let us help you assess your opportunities and custom design a solution that integrates leadership development, strategy and workforce engagement. Past clients of custom organizational and leadership development include health care systems (Novant Health, New Hanover Regional Medical Center), national organizations (ASTHO), and local health departments (Durham County).

Types of services we can offer:

  • Help you develop or update the strategic or business plan for your organization
  • Assess your organization for leadership capacity and development opportunities
  • Consult with you to design your own internal leadership development program
  • Co-create a leadership/management development program, manage and facilitate it jointly

UNC Gillings’ Anna Schenck (foreground, left) working with Rocaille Roberts and Umair Shah from Harris County (Texas) Public Health during the Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Program.


Stephen Orton, PhD
Senior Investigator
T: (919) 966-8125