Joshua Barrett is the Associate Director for the Center for the Business of Health. He works to grow the Center’s thought leadership through collaborative intrainstitutional and corporate partnered research. He manages research projects and generates unique and comprehensive content regarding public policies, business practices, and industry trends in healthcare.
Prior to joining UNC, Joshua worked as the Value Analysis Program Manager at Duke University Health System. He created, oversaw, and guided the new product and medical capital equipment request processes and clinical product review committees across Duke Health. Joshua has additional experience in hospital supply chain and procurement operations, health information management, and revenue management. Clinically, Joshua has worked as a registered nurse in interventional radiology and emergency medicine.
Joshua is currently a PhD student within the UNC School of Nursing, his research focuses on turnover within the nursing workforce. He has an MBA from Elon University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BS) from James Madison University.