Positions

Overview

  • Rosemary M. Caron holds a doctorate in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from Boston University School of Public Health; and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Regis College. Rosemary is currently a Professor, Chair, and the former Director of the MPH Program, and former Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Health and Human Services, at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in Durham, NH, USA. Rosemary is also core faculty in the UNH Master’s Program in Community Development, Policy and Practice, and was a faculty member in the New Hampshire Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program. In addition, she was an adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Rosemary received the 2011 Teaching Excellence Award in CHHS and was the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Associate Professor Award at UNH. She has published her research on community-based participation in solving complex urban public health issues (i.e., childhood lead poisoning in refugee resettlement communities) in peer-reviewed journals and has edited and authored several books focused on the public health workforce and population health. She recently completed a management residency with a local community hospital in New Hampshire.

    Rosemary is a member of several professional organizations, such as the American Public Health Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives. She also has held several leadership positions in the Association of Prevention, Teaching and Research, American College of Epidemiology, and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.

    Prior to entering academia, Rosemary practiced public health for several years in a variety of settings as a practitioner. Specifically, Rosemary worked as the Assistant State Epidemiologist in the Bureau of Health Risk Assessment and served as the Chief of the Bureau of Health Statistics and Data Management for the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. At the state’s largest local health department, Rosemary worked as a Chronic Disease Epidemiologist and Environmental Toxicologist. Rosemary also worked as a Senior Toxicologist conducting public health assessments for a private consulting firm.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2018 Are We Practicing What We Are Taught in Health Professions' Education? Coproducing Health Care.J Patient Exp.  5:310-313. 2018
    2018 Expansion of Coproduction in Health Care as a Population Health Management Approach.Population Health Management2018
    2017 Modeling Raccoon (Procyon lotor) Habitat Connectivity to Identify Potential Corridors for Rabies Spread.Trop Med Infect Dis.  2:44-44. 2017
    2016 Influenza vaccination challenges in an at-risk student population: considerations for health services.International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health.  30:20160093. 2016
    2016 The Educated Citizen and Global Public-Health Issues: One Model for Integration into the Undergraduate Curriculum.Frontiers in Public Health.  4:35. 2016
    2014 Population health management: an approach to improve the integration of the health care and public health systems.Academic Medicine.  89:698. 2014
    2014 Public health system partnerships: role for local boards of health in preparing the future public health workforce.Journal of Community Health.  39:29-34. 2014
    2013 Teaching epidemiology in the digital age: considerations for academicians and their students.Annals of Epidemiology.  23:576-579. 2013
    2013 Childhood lead poisoning in a Somali refugee resettlement community in New Hampshire.Journal of Community Health.  38:660-669. 2013
    2013 Engaging local public health system partnerships to educate the future public health workforce.Journal of Community Health.  38:268-276. 2013
    2013 Sex disparities in pre-hospital and hospital treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.Hospital practice (1995).  41:25-33. 2013
    2013 Utilizing University-based Partnerships to Enhance Undergraduate Health Administration Education: An Applied Data Module about Community Health AssessmentThe Journal of health administration education.  30. 2013
    2012 Evaluating the communication of environmental permitting decisions in diverse communities.Journal of Environmental Health.  75:20-25. 2012
    2010 Managerial epidemiology is the best evaluation tool for our new health care system.Academic Medicine.  85:1549. 2010
    2010 MPH program adaptability in a competitive marketplace: the case for continued assessment.Journal of Community Health.  35:275-284. 2010
    2009 Applied topics in the essentials of public health: a skills-based course in a public health certificate program developed to enhance the competency of working health professionals.Education for Health.  22:244. 2009
    2009 Community Ecology and Capacity: Keys to Progressing the Environmental Communication of Wicked Problems.Applied Environmental Education and Communication.  8:195-203. 2009
    2009 An academic-community outreach partnership: building relationships and capacity to address childhood lead poisoning.Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action.  3:53-59. 2009
    2009 Public Health Genomics: The Essentials.Inquiry.  46:242-243. 2009
    2007 Can they teach? Evidence-based pedagogy as a doctoral competency.The Journal of health administration education.  24:221-234. 2007
    2001 Fatal pediatric lead poisoning - New Hampshire, 2000 (Reprinted from MMWR, vol 50, pg 457-459, 2001)JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association.  286:38-39. 2001
    1998 Developmentally specific effects of the DNA cross-linking agent mitomycin C on phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase gene expression in vivo: correlation with changes in chromatin structure within the promoter region of the gene.Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology.  12:325-337. 1998
    1997 Evidence for a role for genomic instability in radiation-induced mutagenesis.Radiation Oncology Investigations.  5:119-123. 1997
    1995 Preferential effects of the chemotherapeutic DNA crosslinking agent mitomycin C on inducible gene expression in vivo.Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis.  25:4-11. 1995
    1994 Genotoxic chemical carcinogens target inducible genes in vivo.Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Annals of The Lyceum of Natural History of New York.  726:343-345. 1994

    Conference Proceeding

    Year Title
    2010 Examining the Spatial and Temporal Ecology of Vector-Borne Lyme Disease in New Hampshire 2010

    Principal Investigator On

  • State of New Hampshire Chronic Disease Epidemiologist  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2011 - 2012
  • Integrating Global Halth Education into the Undergraduate Curriculum  awarded by APTR (Assoc for Prevention Teaching & Research) 2009 - 2011
  • Epidemiological Support FY 2011  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2010 - 2011
  • State of New Hampshire Chronic Disease Epidemiologist  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2009 - 2010
  • New Hampshire Chronic Disease Epidemiologist  awarded by National Association of Chronic Disease Directors 2008 - 2009
  • State of New Hampshire Chronic Disease Epidemiologist FY 09  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2008 - 2009
  • Zoonotic Disease Epidemiological Services  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2008 - 2009
  • Zoonotic Disease Epidemiological Services  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2007 - 2009
  • State of New Hampshire Chronic Disease Epidemiologist  awarded by National Association of Chronic Disease Directors 2007 - 2008
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiologist  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2007 - 2008
  • New Hampshire Chronic Disease Epidemiologist  awarded by Assoc of State and Territorial Chronic Disease Directors 2006 - 2007
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiologist  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2006 - 2007
  • Zoonotic Disease Epidemiology  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2006 - 2007
  • Teaching Activities

  • Epidemiology Taught course 2018 - 2019
  • Global Public Health Issues Taught course 2018
  • Public Health Care Systems Taught course 2018
  • Honors/Global Pub Health Issue Taught course 2017
  • Public Health Care Systems Taught course 2017
  • Global Health Taught course 2017
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2017
  • Honor Symp/Healthy Communities Taught course 2016
  • Honors/Global Pub Health Issue Taught course 2016
  • Community Medicine Taught course 2016
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2016
  • Independent Study Taught course 2016
  • Epidemiology&Communty Medicine Taught course 2015
  • Health Analytics\Honors Taught course 2015
  • Honor Symp/Healthy Communities Taught course 2015
  • Honors/Global Pub Health Issue Taught course 2015
  • Independent Study Taught course 2015
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2015
  • Global Health Taught course 2015
  • Environmental Health Taught course 2015
  • Independent Study Taught course 2015
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2015
  • U.S. Health Care Systems Taught course 2015
  • Epidemiology&Communty Medicine Taught course 2014
  • Honors/Global Public Hlth Iss Taught course 2014
  • Independent Study Taught course 2014
  • Introduction to Public Health Taught course 2014
  • Global Public Health Taught course 2014
  • Community Medicine Taught course 2014
  • Environmental Health Taught course 2014
  • Strat Mgt Hlth Care Organiztns Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Biology/Biological Sciences, Regis College
  • B.A. Chemistry, Regis College
  • M.P.H. Environmental Health, Boston University
  • M.P.H. Epidemiology, Boston University
  • Ph.D. Pharmacology and Toxicology, Dartmouth College
  • Full Name

  • Rosemary Caron