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Behavioral Health

May 15, 2023

UNC Department of Family Medicine is interested in supporting the growth of the department’s behavioral health research through this special call for applications.  Projects funded under this call will facilitate future successful grant proposals focused on behavioral health.

Organization, Financing, & Delivery of Care

August 25, 2020

Our faculty in this area are known for their expertise related to the health workforce, transition to value-based care, studies related to Medicaid and Medicare policy in North Carolina and nationwide, and the role of primary care in improving health care quality and patient outcomes.

Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

August 25, 2020

We are working to prevent infectious diseases by studying the burden of vaccine-preventable illnesses and the safety and effectiveness of vaccines; shaping policy, practice, and communication to reduce tobacco use; combating child abuse; furthering our understanding of chronic diseases and cancer; and addressing the health and long-term care needs of older adults.

Health Equity

August 25, 2020

Our faculty are working to understand how to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the health workforce; identifying determinants of disparities in tobacco use; combating disparities in the management of chronic diseases; and investigating the role of social determinants of health, insurance coverage, and sources of care as causes of health inequities.