We provide technical assistance to public health and health care partners to improve the health of communities in North Carolina and beyond.
We have expertise in a wide range of areas:
  • Population Health Improvement
  • Community Health Assessment and
    Improvement Planning
  • Communications and Messaging
  • Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation
  • GIS Mapping
  • “Social Determinants of Health”
  • Leadership/Management Development
We focus our work on not only collecting, analyzing and visualizing, but doing so in a way that creates impact and improves decision making. We often work with state and local health departments, nonprofits and hospital and healthcare systems.

Team Members

Amy Belflower ThomasAmy Belflower Thomas, MHA, MSPH, CPH
Director, Community Assessment and Strategy
(919) 843-3973

Margaret Benson Nemitz
Margaret F. Benson Nemitz, MPH
Strategic Approaches Coordinator

Rose Byrnes, MSW, MSPH
Qualitative Assessment Coordinator

Joe Dawson, MA
Digital Communications Specialist

Adrienne Hall
Data and Spatial Analyst

Destiny James, MPH
Community Engagement Coordinator

Lauren Jones, MPH
Community Data Coordinator

Lauren Schauer

Lauren Schauer, MPH
Community Assessment Coordinator

Dr. John WallaceJohn Wallace, PhD
Senior Data Advisor
(919) 962-8870

NCIPH’s consultation programs reflect our organizational values as well as those of the Gillings School. Diversity, inclusiveness and civility are core values and characteristics of the School.