Kenneth McLeroy, Ph.D.

Regents Professor Kenneth McLeroy, Ph.D., of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, served on the Institutional Development Award (IDeA) grant review committee for the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) in January.  The IDeA grants are a congressionally mandated program to improve the infrastructure for research in states that are historically underfunded by NIH.  He is also serving in February on an ad hoc review committee for the Centers for Disease Control Injury Control Research Centers in Atlanta, and an NCRR review panel for Clinical Research Education and Career Development in Minority Institutions (CRECD) in Washington, DC. In May, he has been invited to serve on the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Operating Grant Competition (PH2) in Ottawa, Canada.

Dr. McLeroy was recently appointed to the editorial board of the International Scholarly Research Network and re-appointed as editor of the Framing Health Matters Department of the American Journal of Public Health. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Health Education Research Theory and Practice, American Journal of Health Behavior, as well as serving as associate editor for the Journal of Primary Prevention and editor of the social health section of the American Journal of Health Promotion.

— Rae Lynn Mitchell