Kieran Fogarty

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Kieran J. Fogarty
Director and Professor
(269) 387-3342
2572 Health and Human Services Building, Mail Stop 5379
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Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Ph.D.
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5379 USA

Dr. Kieran J. Fogarty is the founding faculty member of Western Michigan University's doctoral program in interdisciplinary health. Fogarty's area of expertise is in interdisciplinary approaches to developing new applied research methods. Fogarty has participated in research collaborations with foundations, governmental and non-profit health care agencies resulting in modifications in the delivery of health care.

Fogarty served as an epidemic intelligence service officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he focused on vaccine delivery issues including a field assignment in Bangladesh with the World Health Organization's Polio eradication program. Previously, he was a senior epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, were he worked with public health leaders and governmental agencies on developing HIV/AIDS prevention assessment indicators at the state and national level. He has published in the areas of applied epidemiology, evaluation methodology, integrated surveillance systems, and research methodologies.