CARDARELLI NAMED ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AT UNTHSC SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

March 10, 2005

Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD was recently named an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth in the School of Public Health.

Dr. Cardarelliâ??s research interests include the influence of socioeconomic position on health, the integration of health planning with community and economic development, and the relationship between sense of control, social support and health outcomes.

Prior to pursuing her doctoral degree, Dr. Cardarelli completed a two-year health policy fellowship with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, focusing on access to healthcare issues for vulnerable populations with both the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Cardarelli also served as a program officer for several federal grants during that time, working with state and international officials on U.S./Mexico border health policies.

Dr. Cardarelli earned her bachelor of arts degree in biology from the University of Texas at Austin, a master of public health degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center and a PhD in epidemiology from the University of Texas-Houston School of Public Health.

A native of Del Rio, Dr. Cardarelli currently resides in Fort Worth with her husband, who is also employed by the health science center in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Contact: Kay Colley 817-735-2553, cell 817-980-5090, e-mail kacolley@hsc.unt.edu.

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