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Kerry J. Redican, MSPH, MPH, PhD

  • Public Health Administration, Program Development in Health Education, Comparative Health Care, and Public Health Systems
  • Director, Certificate Programs
Kerry Redican
Department of Population Health Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Dr. Redican has taught undergraduate and graduate classes in public health. He has been actively involved in development, implementation, and evaluation of primary prevention programs in various settings including schools and communities. Dr. Redican is co-author of four textbooks (Health Today, Organization of School Health Programs, Dimensions of Consumer Health, and i-Health) and has over 70 publications in health journals.  He also has also served as PI or Co-PI on over $1,000,000 in grants and contracts. 

Master of Public Health (Health Administration), 1986
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Doctor of Philosophy, Community Health, 1976
University of Illinois, Urbana
Urbana, IL

Master of Science in Public Health, Public Health Education, 1972
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Health Education, 1971
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

  • Certified Health Education Specialist, 1989
  • Health care research
  • Substance use, misuse, and abuse
  • Youth risk behavior

Population Health Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Interim Department Head

Department of Population Health Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Associate Professor/Professor, Health Promotion

School of Education
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Assistant Professor, Health Science

Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

Assistant Professor

Department of Health Science
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of Illinois
Urbana, IL

  • American Public Health Association
  • American School Health Association
  • Society for Public Health Education
  • Eta Sigma Gamma Health Science Honorary

Selected Publications (2009 to Present)

  • Sutherland, J.E., Sutphin, H.D., Rawlins, F., Redican, KJ. and Burton, J. A Comparison of Telesonography with Standard Ultrasound Care In a Rural Dominican Clinic.  Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 15:4, June, 2009.
  • Whitehead, P.B., Anderson, E.S., Redican, KJ, and Stratton, R.  Studying the Effects of the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium at the Institutio  Level.  Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, Vol. 12, No. 3, May/June, 2010, pp. 184-193.
  • Butterworth, M., Kolivras, K., Grossman, L, and Redican, K.J. Knowledge, Perceptions and Practices: Mosquito-borne Disease Transmission in Southwest Virginia, USA.  Southeastern Geographer, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2010, pp. 366-385.
  • Sutherland, J.E., Sutphin, D., Redican, KJ, and Rawlins, F.  Telesonography: Foundations and Future Directions.  Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2010, Vol 30, No. 4, pp.  517-522.
  • Redican, KJ, Marek, L, Brock, D. and McCance-Katz. (2012).  Exploring the Etiologic Factors and Dynamics of Prescription Drug Abuse in Southwest Virginia. Health Promotion Perspectives, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 153-165, (2012)
  • Haldiman, R, Redican, KJ, Hosig, K, and Deater-Deckard, K. Addressing the Challenges and Cost of Health Care for At-Risk Children in Roanoke, Virginia, USA. American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine, 2:2;29-36, 2014.
  • Chen, Y, Ohanehi, DC, Redican, KJ. An Evaluation of UV-Monitoring Enhanced Skin Cancer Prevention Among Farm Youth in Rural Virginia. American Journal of Health Educaiton.  46:79-89, May/June 2015.
  • Redican, KJ, Abbas, K, Elvinger, F, Hosig, K, Marmagas SW, Chitsulo, P, Kelly, P, Burton,J, Tlou, J,and Carter-Tod, s.  Making a Difference in Malawi and Zambia Through Heath Education and Public Health Best Practices.  Global Journal of Health Education and Promotion, 16, 2: 18-31.
  • Abbas, KM, Dorratoitaj, N, O’Dell, ML, Bordwine, P, Kerkering, TM, and Redican, KJ.  Economic Evaluation of Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Response in New River Valley: Local Health Department Perspective.  Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research. 4,4: 21-28, 2015
  • Abbas, KM, Dorratoltji, N, O’Dell, ML, Bordwine, P, Kerkering, TM, and Redican, KJ.  Clinic Response, Outbreak Investigation, and Epidemiology of the Fungal Meningitis Epidemic in the United States: Systematic Review.  Disaster Medicine and Pubic Health Preparedness, 2015
  • Haxton, E, Lindberg, A, Troell, K, Redican, KJ.  One Health Education Meets Science.  Infection Ecology and Epidemiology.  2015.