Department: Health Management and Policy
Title: Deputy Director, National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services and Systems Research & Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks; Communications Director & Research Translation Co-Lead, UK Superfund Research Center; Research Asst Professor
Email Address: Anna.Hoover@uky.edu
Phone: (859) 218-0343
Location: CPH 204C
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.