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Jennifer Redmond, DrPh, MPH


Assistant Research Professor,
University of Kentucky College of Public Health


Dr. Redmond is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.  In that role, she serves as a Co-Investigator for the Kentucky Cancer Consortium and a facilitator/strategic planner for Kentucky’s coordinated chronic disease prevention and health promotion efforts.  In addition, she serves as a consultant for Kentucky’s Changing this Generation efforts and provided facilitation support for the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas in 2011 and 2012.  She provides expertise in partnership sustainability, program development and group facilitation, especially related to cancer prevention and control, health promotion and overall chronic disease prevention.  She most recently led a team of Consortium members to revise the Kentucky Cancer Consortium Resource Plan in order to better define the resources needed to support implementation of the Kentucky Cancer Action Plan. She also provides leadership in policy, systems and environmental change efforts for the Kentucky Cancer Consortium and is currently focused on translating the Affordable Care Act information for cancer in Kentucky.
She has her BA in Communications from Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR, MPH in Epidemiology and DrPH in Health Services Management both from the University of Kentucky, College of Public Health, Lexington, KY.  She has been involved in public health leadership since 2003 when she worked for the Kentucky Cancer Program.