Professor, Department of Basic Science
School of Medicine and Research Institute
Virginia Tech University
Dr. Kerry J. Redican is a Professor of Public Health in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. He has been a faculty member at Virginia Tech for 32 years. Dr. Redican’s educational background include degrees from California State University, Long Beach (B.A., 1971, Health Education); UCLA (Master of Science in Public Health, 1972, Public Health Education); University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (1976, Ph.D., Health Education); and University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill (1986, MPH, Health Administration).
Dr. Redican has taught undergraduate and graduate classes in public health and health promotion. He has been actively involved in development, implementation, and evaluation of primary prevention programs in various settings including schools and communities. Dr. Redican is co-author of four textbooks (Health Today, Organization of School Health Programs, Dimensions of Consumer Health, and iHealth) and has over 70 publications in health journals. He also has also served as PI or Co-PI on over $700,000 in grants and contracts.
In addition to teaching and scholarship, Dr. Redican has been active in serving on Boards of Directors, both elected and appointed at all levels – local, state, and national. He has consulted on a wide range of school and community based health programs.