Tenure and Promotion for Faculty
July 08, 2019
Three members of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health faculty have achieved promotion—two to full professor and one to associate professor with tenure. All appointments are effective as of July 1, 2019.
Dr. Bunn joined the College of Public Health faculty in 2006 as an assistant professor, and was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2011. She also serves as Director of the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center. Dr. Bunn is principal investigator of numerous grant-funded projects including the Kentucky Drug Overdose Prevention Program, Enhanced State Surveillance of Opioid-Involved Morbidity and Mortality, Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance, and the Kentucky State Injury Prevention Program. She is also a co-investigator for the Central Appalachian Research Education Center and the Kentucky Violence and Injury Prevention Program. She was named a University Research Professor in 2016.
Associate Professor, with tenure
Dr. Ingram joined the College of Public Health faculty in 2011 as an assistant professor in the research title series, and was named a regular title series assistant professor in 2013. He is principal investigator of funded projects through organizations including the UK Center for Health Services Research, the Public Health National Center for Innovation, and the evaluation core of the Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention.
Dr. Vanderpool joined the College of Public Health faculty in 2006 as an assistant professor in the research title series, and was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2015. She also serves as Director of Community Outreach and Engagement and Co-Director of the Behavioral & Community-Based Research Shared Resource Facility for the Markey Cancer Center. Vanderpool is principal investigator or co-investigator of numerous grant-funded projects, including “LAUNCH: Linking and Amplifying User-Centered Networks through Connected Health” and the Appalachian Center for Cancer Education, Screening, and Support (ACCESS). She was also the recipient of the Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Performance Award in 2014, and a nominee for the Provost’s Teaching Award in 2016.
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