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Scenes from the Cancer Prevention Research Center

Kathryn S. Meier, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.

Assistant Director, Applied Research & Development, CPRC, URI


Ms. Meier is the Assistant Director, Applied Research & Development at the Cancer Prevention Research Center. She received her Master of Public Health in health education/behavioral science from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University and is a Certified Health Education Specialist.

In addition to her training in health education, Ms. Meier has 10 years of experience developing tailored interventions for health promotion and disease prevention for special populations as well as coordinating and supervising predoctoral students within a multidisciplinary cancer prevention research center.

Her research interests include adolescent health, multiple behavior change in parents and teens, breastfeeding and the development of print and multimedia tailored cancer interventions.

Previously, she was Coordinator for School-based Research and has extensive experience managing large research projects utilizing complex field settings and multimedia interventions. She has been active in the areas of tobacco education and control as well as comprehensive school health education in both the public and non-profit sectors.

She is an active member of the Society for Public Health Education.