The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services provides multidisciplinary research opportunities, clinical services, community outreach, and training programs related to holistic health and well-being with the overarching goal of improving lives through transformative social, environmental, and healthcare advances.

The IHHS aspires to take education and research beyond the walls of academia by engaging the very people it serves in the process of training future providers, building research relevant to rural health, and creating a sustainable culture of health through regional community partnerships in education and preventive services.

The Blue Cross NC Institute for Health and Human Services is open for business, but most of our faculty, staff, and students are working remotely to encourage social distancing. Please contact us by email or call our main number at 262-7677 for assistance.

Clinical Services are being provided on a limited basis in Levine Hall. Some telehealth services are available. Please call 262-8658 and leave a message or email Bryan Belcher at for more information. Levine Hall is accessible by AppCard access only, but if you are coming for an appointment, there is a sign at the main door to call the front desk.
No clinical services are currently being scheduled in University Hall.

If you have questions regarding Camp Crinkleroot, Girls on the Run, Healthy Heart Collaborative or the High Country Triple Crown, HANd, please contact Mary Sheryl Horine directly at The Hub for Diverse Abilities Resource Center at University Hall is currently closed.

Remote counseling and wellness classes are available to support faculty and staff and their families. For information on Counseling for Faculty and Staff, contact Tandrea Carter at For information on Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff contact Tracy Weston at

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