Julia Costich, J.D., Ph.D.
KIPRC Associate Director; Peter P. Bosomworth Professor of Health Services Research
Dr. Costich served as KIPRC director 2003-2010 and has continued as associate director until now. She has been principal investigator for the state trauma registry grant since 2004 and serves as chair of the Ky Trauma Advisory Council (2021-23).
In addition to her work with the state trauma system, Dr. Costich has contributed to a wide range of KIPRC funded research initiatives, currently including Overdose to Action and Surveillance Quality Improvement. She teaches in the College of Public Health graduate programs and the UK College of Law.