Hunter McGuire

Graduate Research Assistant

Hunter McGuire (pronouns: he/him or they/them) is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Public Health Systems Science and a doctoral student in the Public Health Sciences program. Hunter supports CPHSS projects using systems science methods to model policy decisions and implementation outcomes, including agent-based modeling of interventions to enhance uptake of evidence-based policies in state mental health agencies. Their current research interests focus on psychiatric epidemiology, eating disorders, LGBTQ health, and systems science methods. For more information on Hunter’s current work, check out their website.


  • BA, Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016
  • MPH, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2020
  • PhD, Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, expected 2024