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Kentucky: Dr. Sarah Wackerbarth Named to Associate Dean Role, Will Lead Academic Programs

Dr. Sarah Wackerbarth  is now leading academic programs at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health (UKCPH) as Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. Her appointment to the position, effective July 1, came as the result of a national search process. Dr. Wackerbarth, who arrived at to the University of Kentucky as an assistant professor in 1997, is presently a tenured associate professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy.

“Dr. Wackerbarth has been instrumental in the past year in service of the Master of Public Health (MPH) redesign and the Master of Health Administration reaccreditation,” said UKCPH Dean Donna K. Arnett. “She has also previously served as the program director for both the MPH and the MHA. This experience, and her 22 year institutional history at UK, position her well to lead our outstanding educational programs.”

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