Rosemary M. Caron, PhD, MPH

University of New Hampshire
Health Management and Policy
319 Hewitt Hall
4 Library Way
Durham NHUSA

Biographical Sketch:
Rosemary M. Caron, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor and the former Director of the Masterís in Public Health Program in the Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Health and Human Services, University of New Hampshire. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Caron practiced public health for several years in a variety of settings as a practitioner. Specifically, Dr. Caron worked as the Assistant State Epidemiologist in the Bureau of Health Risk Assessment and served as the Chief of the Bureau of Health Statistics and Data Management for the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. At the stateís largest local health department, Dr. Caron worked as a Chronic Disease Epidemiologist and Environmental Toxicologist. Dr. Caron also worked as a Senior Toxicologist conducting public health assessments for a private consulting firm. Dr. Caronís research interests and publications reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of public health and are based on her professional and academic experiences. Her research efforts are focused on two centrally associated themes: 1.) community health research, and 2.) research on public health education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.