Dr. Susan Muldoon receives HRSA funding for public health traineeship program
Susan Muldoon, PhD, MPH, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, has received funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration to help support a public health traineeship program in northern Kentucky. This program will improve Kentucky's public health system by strengthening the necessary competencies and capabilities of current and future public health workforce. The program focuses on training public health workers in the areas of epidemiology, environmental health, and biostatistics. Specifically, the objectives of the traineeship program are to attract students to the school's public health programs; promote a more diverse public health workforce in Kentucky; expand undergraduate public health education in the state; and offer joint degrees and other opportunities for cross-disciplinary training.