Mark Holmes, PHD

Faculty, Director, University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Public Health & Sheps Center

Mark Holmes, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health and Director of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, where he is also the Director of the North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center. His research interests include hospital finance, rural health, workforce, and health policy.  In 2014, he received UNC’s Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. In 2015 he was named Outstanding Researcher by the National Rural Health Association. 

A native of Michigan’s “Thumb,” he received his BS in Mathematics and Economics from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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