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Kelly Gurka MPH, PhD


  • Based on her work with opioids in West Virginia, Kelly Gurka, MPH, PhD, has collaborated with the CDC Injury Center (NCIPC). Her Community Engagement study is featured in the Safe States Research-Practice Partnership Toolkit; she has presented nationally with NCIPC colleagues at the:
    • Prevention for States (PfS) awardees meeting
    • Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury meeting
    • American Evaluation Association meeting
    • Prescription Drug Overdose: PfS Community of Practice for Evaluation
  • Dr. Gurka serves as lead evaluator for the CDC-funded West Virginia PfS award.