Brenda Kirkwood

Brenda Kirkwood

Clinical Associate Professor
School of Public Health
Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior


East Campus 100

DrPH, George Washington University

Portrait of Brenda Kirkwood.

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.