Andrew Farrey, MPH
Syndromic Surveillance Epidemiologist
Andrew is a syndromic surveillance epidemiologist at the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC). He primarily works with syndromic surveillance data, monitoring nonfatal drug overdose and self-harm trends in Kentucky residents. In addition to his duties as a syndromic surveillance epidemiologist, he also works with Kentucky poison control center call data and Kentucky Emergency Medical Services data.
Prior to joining KIPRC in January 2020, Andrew worked as an epidemiologist at the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department and completed a CDC Public Health Associate Program fellowship at the Madison County (KY) Health Department.
Andrew earned his Master of Public Health from Georgia State University in 2014 and his Bachelor of Arts from Oglethorpe University, where he played baseball from 2008 - 2011.
His research interests include interrupted time series analysis, forecasting, spatiotemporal cluster detection, and patient encounter data quality assurance.