Stephen C. Alder, PhD
Stephen C. Alder, Ph.D. currently serves as chief of the Division of Public Health. He is an associate professor of Family and Preventive Medicine and holds adjunct appointments at the University of Utah in Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Health Promotion and Education. He also holds an adjunct appointment with the Department of Health Sciences at Brigham Young University and is affiliated with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and Technology through the School of Medical Sciences Dr. Alder started with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in 1995 as a founding member of the Health Research Center. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Environment and Behavior and Family Ecology, with emphases in statistics and research methods. He completed his doctoral degree in Health Promotion and Education with a focus on Community Health in 2001. Dr. Alder currently teaches coursework in biostatistics and global health. His primary academic focus is in global health with a focus on health disparities. He has several active projects, among American Indian communities in the Intermountain West (with the Huntsman Cancer Institute and the Sletten Cancer Center), with the Barekuma Collaborative Community Development Project in Kumasi, Ghana (with the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and Technology) and as part of the Community Engagement Core of the Center for Clinical Translational Sciences. Dr. Alder is a member of the Salt Lake County Board of Health.
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