Category: Workforce Staff

Emily McCartha, PhD

Emily is a Research Project Manager with the Program for Health Workforce Research and Policy. Dr. McCartha is particularly interested in the intersection of research and decision-making and policy formation. Her former research areas include public health, education, organizational structure, networks, and budget and finance. She joins the Sheps Center after spending five years in… Read more »

Hilary Campbell, PharmD, JD

Hilary Campbell, PharmD, JD is the Director of Sheps Health Workforce NC and the North Carolina Health Professions Data System; she leads state health workforce initiatives within the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy. Dr. Campbell holds a JD from Duke Law School and a PharmD with a focus on health policy and management… Read more »

Tony Kane, MS

Tony has been working in data modeling, administration and analysis for over three decades. Half of his career was spent at the NC Area Health Education Center, where he frequently drew on data from the North Carolina Health Professions Data System (HPDS). He considered these data sets invaluable to the outreach and impact of AHEC’s various programs… Read more »

Brianna Lombardi, PhD, MSW

Brianna Lombardi holds appointments at UNC as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and as a Research Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work. Dr. Lombardi received her master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh and her PhD in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at… Read more »

Evan Galloway, MPS

Evan Galloway, MPS is a Research Associate with the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. He develops web-based interactive visualizations for exploring health workforce data. He received his Master of Professional Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics from the University of North Carolina at… Read more »

Tom Bacon, DrPH

Tom Bacon, DrPH, is chair of the Board of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine.  For the past seventeen years Dr. Bacon served as Executive Associate Dean and NC AHEC Program Director at the UNC School of Medicine, until his retirement in July of 2013.  Previously he served as Executive Director of the Mountain AHEC… Read more »

Thomas C. Ricketts, PhD, MPH

Thomas Ricketts, III, PhD, MPH is a Professor of Health Policy and Management and Social Medicine at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health and the UNC School of Medicine. In 2008 he was named Gillings Visiting Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Études en Santé Publique in Paris and Rennes,… Read more »

Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP

Dr. Erin Fraher has worked as a policy analyst and health workforce researcher in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. She is the Director of the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. For nearly 15 years, she has led the work of… Read more »