Kimberly Tumlin, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department:
Location:
111 Washington Ave.
CPH 204B
Lexington, KY 40536
Contact: | 859.218.2017

Education

 

PhD, Animal Science
University of Kentucky

 

MPH, Environmental & Occupational Health
University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

MS, Food Science and Technology
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

 

BS, Animal Science
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

 

Kimberly Tumlin, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health and has a joint appointment in Rehabilitation Sciences in the College of Health Sciences. Dr. Tumlin’s research focuses on equestrian and occupational health associated with equestrian sport, and equine assisted activities/therapies. As Director of Research for the Jockey Equestrian Initiative (JEI), Dr. Tumlin collaborates with multidisciplinary teams of researchers to align research strategies that support jockey, exercise rider, and other equestrian sports activities. The JEI is an integral component of the UK Sports Medicine Research Institute. As an equestrian and small horse farm owner, Dr. Tumlin understands the challenges, needs, and complexity of equestrian fitness, risk management, and environmental exposures.

Research Interests:
  • Equestrian Health
  • Air quality with emphasis on populations interacting with horses
  • Environmental and occupational risk management