Kimberly Fulda, DrPH

Hmp Fulda 100x150Dr. Fulda serves as the Executive Director of the North Texas Primary Care Practice-Based Research Network (NorTex); an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. As the Executive Director of NorTex, Dr. Fulda works with primary care clinicians to conduct research that is relevant to primary care practice to improve the health of the community. Dr. Fulda’s research experience includes over 17 years of coordinating and/or leading funded clinical and population health research projects.  She has served as co-investigator or principal investigator on federal, private, and intramural funded projects with a primary focus of understanding and reducing health disparities.

These studies have included both adults and children, including examining health services research, issues surrounding unmet health care needs for children with special health care needs, and disparities in risk for type 2 diabetes in adolescents.  Dr. Fulda also has experience working with large databases to examine public health and population based concerns.  Dr. Fulda earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University.  She completed her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Doctor of Public Health in Clinical Research from the University of North Texas Health Science Center as well as a Graduate Academic Certificate in Teaching and Adult Learning Medical Education from the University of North Texas.  Dr. Fulda currently serves on the editorial board for the Texas Public Health Journal.