Current Task Forces & Projects

NCIOM task forces and projects bring together stakeholders to  identify evidence-based solutions to address health issues in North Carolina.
Oral Health Transformation Task Force

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is convening a task force to identify and develop consensus-driven, actionable recommendations to strengthen the delivery of oral…

Task Force on Healthy Aging

The population aged 65 and over in North Carolina is expected to grow more than 60% by 2037. With this growing population, and spotlights that…

Supporting Local Planning for Substance Use Disorder and Overdose Prevention Strategies

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is supporting county and regional multi-sector planning around substance use disorder and overdose prevention strategies in anticipation of…

Legislative Health Policy Fellows Program

The Legislative Health Policy Fellows Program will provide participants with the data and resources needed to make effective decisions about the health of our state….

Future of Local Public Health in North Carolina

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine’s (NCIOM) Task Force on the Future of Local Public Health in North Carolina will develop a vision for the…

Carolinas Pandemic Preparedness Task Force

The challenges of illness, job loss, isolation, economic distress, and educational interruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic highlight the need to develop consensus-driven and actionable…

North Carolina COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is convening the NC COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee to provide feedback to the North Carolina Department of Health…

Task Force on Maternal Health

North Carolina maternal mortality and morbidity data shows that efforts are needed to address the growing number of women of childbearing age across our state…

Essentials for Childhood Backbone Organization

The Division of Public Health, under the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, has been funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control…