Department: Health Behavior
Title: Clinical Assistant Professor; Director of Practice & Service; Director of Undergraduate Studies
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (859) 218-2086
Location: CPH 113B
Dr. Howard is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Behavior. He also serves as the Director of Practice & Service providing instruction and oversight of the graduate field practicums required of MPH and DrPH students in the College. Alex is also the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Bachelor of Public Health (BPH), a new degree program that was formally approved by the KY Council on Postsecondary Education June 20, 2014. His primary duties include the development and instruction of undergraduate courses, as well as providing administrative leadership in matters related to the BPH curriculum and students.
Prior to joining the College of Public Health as a faculty member, Alex worked as a research assistant in the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services and Systems Research. As a member of the Center, Alex supported and initiated a variety of research and was also involved in the development of the Kentucky Public Health Research Network (K-PHReN). His academic interests include disaster preparedness and crisis management, injury prevention among youth, and public health systems research.