Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health
Center for Reducing Health Disparities
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health
- 2017-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health
- 2016-2017, Program Evaluator, University of Nebraska Omaha, Support and Training for the Evaluation of Programs (STEPs)
- 2012-2015, Senior Research Associate, University of California Los Angeles, Clinical and Translational Science Institute/Community Engagement and Research Program (CERP)
- 2014, Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), Loma Linda University
- 2006, Master of Arts in Psychology with clinical emphasis, Pepperdine University
- 2004, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Creighton University
- Dr. King focuses her research efforts on reducing health disparities and improving health outcomes for African Americans in the context of community-based participatory research (CBPR). She focuses on lifestyle diseases that adversely affect the African American communities such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. She is also interested in African American men’s health particularly men between the ages of 18 and 30 years old.
- Brown AF, Morris, DM, Kahn, KL, Sankaré, IC, King, KM, Vargas, R, Lucas-Wright, A, Jones, LF, Flowers, A, Jones, FU, Bross, R, Banner, D, del Pino, HE, Pitts, OL, Zhang, L, Porter, C, Madrigal, SK, Vassar, SD, Vangala, S, Liang, L, Martinez, AB, Norris, KC. The Healthy Community Neighborhood Initiative: Rationale and Design. Eth Dis. 2016; 26:123-132.
- King, KM, Pardo, YJ, Norris, KC, Diaz-Romero, M, Morris, DM, Vassar, S, Brown, AF. A community-academic partnered grant writing series to build infrastructure for partnered research. Clin Trans Sci. 2015; 8:573-578.
- King, KM, Morris, DM, Jones, L, Lucas-Wright, A, Jones, F et al. The Los Angeles Healthy Community Neighborhood Initiative: A Ten Year Experience in Building and Sustaining a Successful Community-Academic Partnership. J Community Med Public Health Care. 2015;2:1-8.
- American Public Health Association
- American Evaluation Association
- National Honor Society for Psychology (Psi Chi)