Kristie L. Foley, PhD

  Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Behavior

Davidson College

Medical Humanities
Davidson College
Davidson, NC 28035-7135

Research interests

  • Cancer
  • Biomedical ethics
  • Global health
  • Health policy
Research activities


  • Associate Director of Medical Humanities Program at Davidson College
  • Research on the use of capacity building and organizational change methods to reduce cancer disparities
  • Coauthor on more than 50 peer-reviewed publication in public health and serves as reviewer for many journals
  • Currently, PI of two R01s
    • “Building Capacity for Tobacco Research in Hungary”
    • “Implementation and Dissemination of Tobacco Cessation in Free Clinics”

Primary teaching areas

  • Biomedical Research Ehics
  • Public Health Policy and Ethics
  • Global Health Ethics

Primary Research areas

  • Cancer disparities
  • Tobacco use prevention and control
  • Access to health care
Staff/administrative responsibilities

HB Availability

  • Classroom or continuing education lecture
  • Faculty research collaboration
  • Student research supervision
  • Dissertation committee member