Lorraine Alexander, DrPH

Lorraine AlexanderClinical Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Distance Learning Specialist
North Carolina Institute for Public Health
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

2105G Mcgavran-Greenberg
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7435
Chapel Hill 27599-7435
USA
T: 919-966-7423
lorraine_alexander@unc.edu

Education

1990 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health DrPH, Biohazard Science
1985 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health MPH, Biohazard Science
1980 Michigan State University BS, Microbiology and Public Health

Teaching

EPID 600 Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health Syllabus
EPID 750 Fundamentals of Public Health Surveillance Syllabus
EPID 758 Methods and Principles of Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology Syllabus
EPID 759 Methods in Field Epidemiology Syllabus

Continuing Education Courses

North Carolina Institute for Public Health Training Website: Link.

Research and practice interests

  • Distance learning
  • Curriculum design
  • Public health practice
  • Infectious diseases

Practice activities

MPH/MSPH Faculty Practicum Coordinator, Department of Epidemiology

Current Positions

Since: 2006 Clinical Associate Professor
Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health

Previous Positions

1996-2006 Research Assistant Professor
Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health


Key publications

John W. Wallace, Jennifer A. Horney, Rachel A. Wilfert and Lorraine K. Alexander. (2013) Assessing Outcomes of Online Training in Public Health: Changes in Individual and Organizational Knowledge and Capacity. Pharmacy 1(2):107-118.

Alexander LK, Horney JA, Markiewicz M, MacDonald PDM. (2010). Ten guiding principles of a comprehensive Internet-based public health preparedness training and education program. Public Health Rep;125 Suppl 5, 51-60.

Alexander LK, Wallace JW, Wilfert RA, Horney J. (2008) Development of a training web site for public health preparedness continuing education. J Interact Instr Dev: vol.20 (1), p.28-38.

Alexander LK, Dail K, Davis MV, et al. (2008) Partnering to meet training needs: A communicable disease continuing education course for public health nurses. Public Health Reports, p.suppl 2):36-43.

Pia D. M. MacDonald, Lorraine K Alexander, Amy Ward, MA Mary V. Davis, DrPH, MSPH. (2008) Filling the Gap: Providing Formal Training for Epidemiologists through a Graduate-Level Online Certificate in Field Epidemiology. Public Health Reports: vol.123, p.669-75.

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