Aaron J. Kruse-Diehr, PhD
Assistant Professor
151 Washington Ave.
Bowman Hall 345
Lexington, KY 40536
Contact: | 859-218-4394



PhD, Health Education

University of Toledo


MA, English

DePaul University


BA, English

The Ohio State University


Dr. Aaron J Kruse-Diehr is an assistant professor in the Department of Health, Behavior & Society. His research centers on reducing cancer disparities, with primary focus on increasing colorectal cancer screening rates in clinic and community-based settings using approaches guided by implementation science theories and frameworks. In his free time, Dr. Kruse-Diehr enjoys traveling, horse racing, and college football.

Research Interests:
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Implementation science
  • Community engagement / CBPR
  • Health equity