Kara Richardson

Kara Richardson
CARES Center Administrator

Kara is the Center Administrator of the University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES). UK-CARES is a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Core Center established at UK to enhance research capacity focused on major environmental health impacts to air and water quality that have been implicated in environmentally induced disease. The center provides advanced infrastructure and leading expertise, dedicated career development and mentorship, and community-engaged interactions to facilitate innovative discovery and new understandings of environmental factors in disease initiation, progression, and outcomes and their community impacts.

Contact Information

Phone: 859-562-2672

Email: kara.richardson@uky.edu