Kasey Kavanaugh, MPH
Research Assistant

Areas of Focus: tobacco and drug abuse prevention, chronic disease prevention, vulnerable populations

Kasey’s current work at KDHRC focuses on an Anti-Vaping Online Information Dissemination (AVOID) program designed to educate youth on the dangers of vaping, as well as a program to increase minority involvement in lupus clinical trials. Kasey helps conceptualize, create content and disseminate materials for these and other programs.

Kasey graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Environmental Health Science. She obtained an M.P.H. from Georgia State University with a concentration in Epidemiology. While in graduate school, Kasey worked as an intern for Project Learning Garden at Captain Planet Foundation, as well as a research and teaching assistant for one of her professors.

In her free time, Kasey enjoys going to rock concerts with her fiancé, working on different craft projects, and spending time with family and friends.