Kathryn M. Cardarelli, PhD
Associate Professor | Assistant Provost
Department:
Location:
Mandrell Hall 226C

Education

 

 

PhD, Epidemiology

University of Texas, Houston

 

MPH, Epidemiology

University of North Texas Health Science Center

 

BA, Biology

University of Texas, Austin

 

 

Dr. Kathryn Cardarelli is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior & Society. Her research is primarily focused on cancer prevention, and targets vulnerable populations in underserved areas. Her work focusing on community-based approaches to reducing health inequities has been funded by the NIH and the CDC. She is also the Assistant Provost for Faculty Advancement at the University of Kentucky. In this role, she facilitates leadership development, recruitment, and retention for faculty across 19 colleges. Dr. Cardarelli completed a two-year Presidential Management Fellowship with the  US Department of Health and Human Services, focusing on access to health care issues for vulnerable populations.  She recently completed a fellowship for the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program at Drexel University.

Research Interests:
  • Cancer prevention: breast, lung, and cervical
  • Health equity
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Faculty leadership and development