Workforce team welcomes new CHWRC Deputy Director, Brianna Lombardi, PhD, MSW
Brianna Lombardi, PhD, MSW is joining the health workforce team as the Deputy Director for the HRSA-funded Carolina Health Workforce Research Center. Dr. Lombardi holds faculty 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 right here at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is an expert in social worker roles on integrated health teams and uses innovative methods to study the expanding role of social workers in integrated primary care. Her work work seeks to understand how health care practices and health systems deploy teams of providers to address the physical health