Jennifer Redmond Knight, DrPH
Assistant Professor
Department:
Location:
2365 Harrodsburg Rd. Suite A230
Lexington, KY 40504
Contact: | 859.509.4123

Education

 

DrPH, Health Services Management
University of Kentucky

 

MPH, Epidemiology
University of Kentucky

 

BA, Communications
Ouachita Baptist University

 

Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight is a part-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy and is a member of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Cancer Control Program. She serves as the lead evaluator and co-principal-investigator for the Kentucky Cancer Consortium, as co-principal Investigator for the Kentucky LEADS (Lung Cancer, Education, Awareness, Survivorship) Component 3 focused on Prevention and Early Detection and as the principal investigator for a Lung Cancer Health Equity grant focused on workplaces with predominantly male employees. Her recent publications focus on lung cancer screening, an environmental scanning process and understanding barriers to colorectal cancer screening in Kentucky. She has extensive experience in group facilitation, partnership sustainability, program development, epidemiology, evaluation and policy, systems and environmental change efforts. Dr. Knight specializes in building trust with stakeholders, and maintaining positive relationships across governmental, private, and non-profit sectors, while building enthusiasm and support around complex issues in public health. Her current primary focus areas relate to the Affordable Care Act/Health Care Access and Cancer, Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection and cancer prevention and control evaluation. 
 

Research Interests:
  • Affordable Care Act/Health Care Access and Cancer
  • Lung cancer prevention and detection
  • Cancer prevention and control evaluation