Kate Beatty, PhD, MPH

Kate Beatty

Kate Beatty, PhD, MPH

Kate Beatty, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Management and Policy, Director of the Tennessee Public Health Training Center, and Co-Director of the Center for Rural and Appalachian Health at East Tennessee State University College of Public Health. She holds a PhD in Public Health Studies, an MPH in Joint Concentration in Behavior Science and Health Education and Epidemiology, both from Saint Louis University School of Public Health, and a BS in Psychology from the University of Georgia. 

Dr. Beatty is a mixed methods researcher who has expertise in public health services and systems research, rural and Appalachian health, women’s health, childhood obesity, practice-based public health research networks, collaboration between public health and healthcare, and performance management.