University of Florida Department of Epidemiology
Kelly K. Gurka is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology. She earned an MPH at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, after which she served as a maternal and child health epidemiologist in the Alabama Department of Public Health. Dr. Gurka then earned her PhD in epidemiology with an emphasis in injury prevention and control at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. With funding from agencies including the NIH, CDC, and HRSA, Dr. Gurka has published research on a range of topics including maternal and child health, workplace violence, sport-related injury and substance abuse. She has developed and taught epidemiology and injury prevention courses and mentored professional and graduate students. Dr. Gurka currently works with the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, evaluating select programs in their overdose prevention portfolio through the CDC-funded Prevention for States initiative.
Tuesday, July 9
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM