Dr. Terry Bunn, PhD
Professor/ KIPRC Director
Terry Bunn, PhD, Professor, Epidemiology and Environmental Health, at the University of Kentucky, and Director of the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, received her PhD from Cornell University.
Dr. Bunn has been a faculty member since 2005 and director since 2010. Her research interests are in the areas of occupational injury prevention, and drug overdose prevention, particularly substance use disorder treatment and recovery interventions. She has 67 injury prevention peer-reviewed publications and several trade journal publications.
Dr. Bunn has collaborated on numerous multidisciplinary and multistate research studies and served in national and state leadership roles: NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors; National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities (TWU) Council; Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research’s (SAVIR) Council of Centers; Southeastern Occupational Health Network (SouthON); and CSTE occupational health workgroup.
She is the Principal Investigator of the NIOSH-funded Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance program, Co-Principal Investigator of the CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control-funded of the Overdose Data to Action Program, and Co-investigator of the Health Resources and Services Administration- funded Rural Center of Excellence in Recovery Housing.