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Department of Health Sciences

College of Public Health

Dara Young

Dara Young, M.Ed

Dara Young, M.Ed 

Academic Advisor for Health Sciences
Media Coordinator
Contact:
423-439-4458 /  
Room 51H Lamb Hall
Appointments / Office Location 


EDUCATION

Master of Education
Education Media and Educational Technology,Curriculum and Instruction
School Library Media Concentration
East Tennessee State University, 2014 

Bachelor of Science with Distinction (Financial Accounting)
University of North Carolina at Asheville, 2003

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Data and Evaluation Specialist, East Tennessee State University 
Administrative Staff, North Carolina Department of Public Safety
Staff Accountant, Gould Killian CPA Group

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Reading, piano, yoga, Carolina Hurricanes hockey
Married to Brandon Young, one child

FUNDED PROJECTS

Source:  Health Resources and Service Administration
P.I.:    Melissa Alperin, EdD
Title:    Region IV Public Health Training Center      
Role on project:   CBT Coordinator
Specific aims of project:  Strengthen competence of the current and future public health workforce in HHS Region IV, develop a learning community within the Central Office and the Local Performance Sites (LPSs), expose public health students to the value of working in underserved areas, advocate for public health systems and policies, and contribute to the work of the national PHTC program.

Source:  Health Resources and Service Administration

P.I.:    Kathy Miner, PhD      
Title:    Region IV Public Health Training Center      
Role on project:   Sub-recipient Principal Investigator
Dates and costs of entire project:  09/2014-08/2018; $200,000.
Specific aims of project:  Strengthen competence of the current and future public health workforce in HHS Region IV, develop a learning community within the Central Office and the Local Performance Sites (LPSs), expose public health students to the value of working in underserved areas, advocate for public health systems and policies, and contribute to the work of the national PHTC program.

Source:  Health Resources and Service Administration
P.I.:  Rob Pack, PhD
Title:  LIFEPATH, Tennessee Public Health Training Center
Role on project: Data and Evaluation Specialist    
Dates and costs of entire project:  09/2010-08/2015; $3,250,000.
Specific aims of project:  Provide a home for the collaborative partnership between Tennessee’s academic public health training providers and the state’s public health workforce, and to provide essential training for that workforce.

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