College of Public Health students graduating

Ty Borders PhD

Department: Health Management and Policy

Title: Professor and Chair; Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky Endowed Chair in Rural Health Policy

Email Address:

Phone: (859) 218-2041

Location: CPH 101B

CV: Borders Ty.pdf

Ty Borders, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Services Management and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky Endowed Chair in Rural Health Policy.  He also serves as a founding co-director of the University of Kentucky Institute for Rural Health Policy. Dr. Borders earned Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Health Administration as well as a M.S. in Epidemiology from The University of Iowa and a B.A. in Psychology (with Honors) from The University of Kansas.  His research focuses on the conduct and analysis of population-based studies to identify subgroups of persons at risk for poor health and problems obtaining health services, with an emphasis on rural populations.  He has received funding as P.I. from NIDA, NIAAA, AHRQ, and the RWJF and has research has culminated in over 50 peer-reviewed articles.  Dr. Borders serves as Editor of The Journal of Rural Health, the world’s foremost academic publication devoted to rural health research.  In 2007, he was inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Epidemiology.