Wayne Sanderson, PhD, CIH

Center Director
(859) 218-2227
114 Barnhardt Building

Dr. Wayne Sanderson brings supervisory, administrative, research, and teaching experience as the Director of the Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention (SCAHIP). He is currently a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Food, and the Environment. He is also the Director of the Central Appalachian Regional Education Research Center (CARERC), which provides graduate and continuing education and enhances the research skills of students and professionals in the occupational health and safety field. His role with these centers and his research focus is on occupational and environmental exposure assessment and associations with disease risks, with a particular focus on agricultural health and safety. For 37 years, he has designed and led research studies on occupational/environmental exposure risk and disease causation and prevention. Dr. Sanderson also grew up on a family farm in Western Kentucky.