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Sheps researchers present at AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting in Boston

AcademyHealth is one of the largest health services research conferences of the year, and Sheps researchers will be presenting throughout the conference June 25-June 28th. See details below: NRSA CONFERENCE – Sheraton Boston Hotel Saturday June 25th   Plenary Session     8:00-8:30am Independence         Presentation of the John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award Ballroom                 (Winner: Kathleen… Read more »

Julia L. DeClerque, DrPH, MPH

EDUCATION  1987                       Doctor of Public Health.  University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, School of Public Health.  Department of Maternal Child Health.  Dissertation: “The Role of Mothers’ Knowledge and Beliefs Influencing Behaviors Associated with Infant Diarrhea: A Study of the Determinants of Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Behaviors Among A Sample of Philippine Mothers in Cebu City, 1985.”… Read more »

Sue Isley

Sue Isley is a part-time Business Services Coordinator with the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. She brings 18 years’ experience with the NC AHEC Program and 31 years with Hickory-White Furniture before retiring in July, 2014. Sue grew up in Virginia and earned… Read more »

Mark Toles, PhD, RN

Mark Toles, PhD, RN is an assistant professor with clinical experience in transitional care, behavioral health and nursing management. In his research, Dr. Toles seeks to expand understanding of transitional care for older adults and their family caregivers. In epidemiological and observational studies, he described the prevalence of re-hospitalizations for older adults after nursing home discharge and targets… Read more »

Cherie Rosemond, PT, PhD, GCS

Research Scientist at the Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Rosemond’s research interests are related to the long term care experiences of older adults. Using concepts from the business literature related to innovation implementation, her research is directed towards ways complex health organizations can effectively implement… Read more »

Donald Pathman, MD, MPH

Donald Pathman, MD MPH is a researcher, teacher and practicing family physician at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is Professor of Family Medicine, Director of the Program on Primary Care at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and Director of Curriculum Evaluation for the UNC School of Medicine…. Read more »

Andy Knapton

Andy Knapton, Director of Strategic Modelling Analysis and Planning Ltd, is an international expert in workforce modeling.  Andy has delivered workforce training courses to a wide array of stakeholders including practicing physicians and their specialty societies, health systems, educators and other stakeholders engaged in using workforce data to engage policy makers.

George J. Knafl, PhD

My research involves the development of new statistical methods and the application of those new methods together with existing methods to the analysis of health science data. My research interests include adaptive methods for statistical model selection, modeling and analysis of electronic monitoring data, modeling and analysis of family data, statistical evaluation of survey instruments,… Read more »

Cheryl B. Jones, PhD, RN, FAAN

Cheryl B. Jones has a doctorate in nursing science with a minor in economics, and a master’s in nursing administration. She completed a two-year appointment as Senior Health Services Researcher at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Policy (AHRQ) in the DC area. Her research interests include the nursing workforce, and she is particularly interested… Read more »

George Mark Holmes, PhD

Mark Holmes, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. He received his BS in Mathematics and Economics (with Honors) from Michigan State University and his PhD from the Department of Economics at… Read more »

Jacquie Halladay

Jacquie Halladay is an associate professor in the department of Family Medicine and a research fellow at the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research. She is the Co-Director of the North Carolina Network Consortium (NCNC), a statewide Practice Based Research Network ( and is board certified in Preventive Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology…. Read more »

Christine Everett, PhD, MPH, PA-C

Christine Everett, PhD, MPH, PA-C joined the faculty of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University in August 2013.  Prior to joining the faculty, Christine worked clinically in emergency departments in rural Wisconsin.  Prior to becoming a physician assistant (PA), Christine worked in research at the National Institutes of Health and public… Read more »

Anna Beeber

Dr. Beeber has been funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Pre and Post-doctoral Programs, NINR, AHRQ, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Institutional K12 Program (BIRCWH) to conduct various projects improving the quality of care in long-term care settings,… Read more »