Upsilon Phi Delta

2016 UPD Inductess‚Äč

Upsilon Phi Delta logoUpsilon Phi Delta is a nationally recognized academic honor society for students in health administration. The society is administered by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). Upsilon Phi Delta is derived from the Greek words for health, service, and leader. The organization was formed in 1965 to further the profession of health administration and the professional competence and dedication of its members. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte graduate chapter of Upsilon Phi Delta was formed in 2010. Membership in the University of North Carolina at Charlotte graduate chapter is based on academic excellence and upholding high professional standards and ethics. Members are selected on the basis of academic achievements, service to the MHA Program and the community, and/or contributions to the healthcare management profession.


The mission of the Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society is to recognize, reward, and encourage academic excellence in the study of healthcare management and policy. 


  • To encourage interest in academic preparation for careers in healthcare management and policy
  • To promote activity that will elevate the standards, ideals, competence, and ethics of women and men preparing for careers in healthcare management, policy, and leadership
  • To provide financial assistance through scholarships to outstanding students pursuing academic degrees that prepare individuals for careers in healthcare management, policy, and leadership
  • To recognize, by means of granting honorary memberships, individuals who have made outstanding contribution to the profession

Facult Advisor Contact Information:
Crystal N. Piper, MPH, MHA, PhD
Assistant Professor Advisor, Upsilon Phi Delta National Honorary Society
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences
9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Phone: 704-687-5874 | Fax: 704-687-6122 |