Brenda Kirkwood, DrPH, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor
 

School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior

Director, Online MPH in Public Health Practice
Address:
East Campus 100
Phone:
518-402-0353

 

Education

DrPH, George Washington University

Research Interests

Brenda Kirkwood, MPH, DrPH, has experience in higher education spanning public and private institutions on the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels, including development and teaching of undergraduate and graduate public health courses, development and management of public health academic programs, student advisement and mentorship, and contributing to public health education research. Prior to her career in higher education, Dr. Kirkwood held positions within the New York State Department of Health. She received a bachelor of science degree from Ithaca College, master of public health degree from the University at Albany, SUNY, and doctor of public health degree from The George Washington University. Dr. Kirkwood has been actively involved in national efforts to expand public health education and strengthen the public health workforce. Her publications and presentations have focused on the roles of, and opportunities for, public health education in 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities as well as on the graduate-level.

Publications

Textbooks

  • Riegelman R and Kirkwood B. (2018). One Health: From AIDS to Zika. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, New York, NY. ISBN-13: 9781284136746.
  • Riegelman R and Kirkwood B. (2015). Public Health 101: Healthy People-Healthy Populations, Second Edition. Jones and Bartlett Publisher, New York, NY. ISBN-13: 9781284074611.
  • Riegelman R and Kirkwood B. (2015). Navigate 2 Advantage Digital Access for Public Health 101, Second Edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, New York, NY. ISBN-13: 9781284074628.
  • Riegelman R and Kirkwood B. (2015). Navigate Companion Website for Public Health 101, Second Edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, New York, NY. ISBN-13: 9781284045239.
  • Kirkwood B and Riegelman R. Social Determinants of Health. E-Chapter in Riegelman,R. Public Health 101: Healthy People–Healthy Populations, First Edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, New York, NY. ISBN-13: 9781449601492.

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Kirkwood BA and Riegelman RK. Community Colleges and Public Health: Making the Connections. American Journal of Preventive Medicine: 40(2): 220-225, February 2011.

Additional publications

  • Fulcher R, Honoré P, Kirkwood B, and Riegelman R. Ready for Prime Time: Ramping Up Public Health Education. Community College Journal: 44-51, April-May 2010.
  • Hovland K, Kirkwood BA, Ward C, Osterweis M, and Silver GB. Liberal Education and Public Health: Surveying the Landscape. Peer Review: 11(3): 5-8, Summer 2009.