College of Public Health students graduating

Jennifer Redmond Knight DrPH

Department: Health Management and Policy

Title: Research Assistant Professor

Email Address:

Phone: (859) 257-3925

Location: 2365 Harrodsburg Rd, Suite A230, Lexington, KY 40504

CV: Knight Jennifer.pdf

Dr. Redmond Knight provides expertise in partnership sustainability, program development and group facilitation, especially related to cancer prevention and control, health promotion and overall chronic disease prevention. She readily builds trust with all types of people and maintains positive relationships with representatives of government, private and non-profit sectors. Dr. Redmond Knight is also known for her natural ability to build enthusiasm and support for some of the most complicated issues in public health today.

She has her BA in Communications from Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR, MPH in Epidemiology and DrPH in Health Services Management both from the University of Kentucky, College of Public Health, Lexington, KY. She has been involved in public health leadership since 2003 when she worked for the Kentucky Cancer Program. Since 2006, Dr. Redmond Knight has been in a leadership role with the Kentucky Cancer Consortium, providing oversight for multi-functional program activities involving a broad and complex range of public health programs across the continuum of cancer at state and multi-regional levels. Since 2011, she is an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky, College of Public Health. In her faculty role, she continues to lead the Kentucky Cancer Consortium, is contracted with the Kentucky Department for Public Health as a facilitator/strategic planner to develop and implement a coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Plan for Kentucky and is teaching graduate-level public health leadership course. In September 2012, Dr. Redmond Knight served as a consultant for a Community Transformation Grant in Kentucky where she facilitated regional forums throughout the state. In addition, Dr. Redmond Knight recently served as a consultant for the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas co- facilitating “Future Directions” workgroups that identified areas of success for 2020.