Kacey Ernst

Professor and Program Director of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

The University of Arizona

Dr. Kacey Ernst, is Professor and Program Director of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health. She is an infectious disease epidemiologist who seeks to understand environmental and social drivers of disease transmission. Her work involves engaging communities to identify effective prevention strategies.

Her other projects on COVID-19 include AZCOVIDTXT – a community based platform to monitor the health and well-being of Arizonans during the COVID-19 pandemic and to share tailored up to date information on resources and prevention.


  • PhD
  • MPH

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