College of Public Health students graduating

Anna Goodman Hoover PhD

Department: Preventive Medicine & Environmental Health • Public Health Practice Based Research Networks, National Coordinating Center

Title: Assistant Professor

Email Address:

Phone: (859) 218-0343

Location: CPH 203B

CV: Hoover-Anna-CV.pdf

Anna Goodman Hoover (Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2013) is deputy director and co-PI of the Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks National Coordinating Center, a national program office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In this capacity, she supports more than two dozen Public Health PBRNs across the nation while managing the Coordinating Center’s daily operations. She also helps organize cross-cutting and multi‐network research studies designed to evaluate and compare public health strategies implemented across diverse settings. In addition, Anna serves as communication liaison for the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Program (UK-SRP) and is co-Core Leader of the UK-SRP Research Translation Core, where she works with stakeholder groups to improve mutual understandings of environmental health issues, translating research outcomes at community, policy, and provider levels. She also is a founding member of UK’s Dissemination and Implementation Sciences Consortium. Anna’s research focuses on using stakeholder-centered communication, public engagement, and evidence-based dissemination to improve public health.