Mentees/Interns

Jada Biggers, DASC Intern
Phone: 859.323.6520
Email: jada.biggers@uky.edu
Office: BioPharm, 178

Jada was one of the participants in the Gill Junior Research Program while she was in high school at Bryan Station. She rejoined the CHSR in May 2018 for the summer. Jada is currently completing a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at the University of Louisville and is working alongside the Data, Analytics, and Statistical Core team as a research assistant/ data manager.

Taylour Butler, Research Assistant
Office: Kentucky Clinic J520

Taylour joined the Center in Spring of 2018. He is a junior at the University of Kentucky, currently studying Equine Science and Creative Writing. Taylour has plans to become an Epidemiologist. 

Olivia Colliver, OVIHD Intern
Phone: 859.274.2165
Email: olivia.colliver@uky.edu
Office: HC-212

Olivia is currently a graduate student at the University of Kentucky completing a Master’s in Health Administration. She received a Bachelor’s in Economics and Finance at Centre College. Olivia will graduate in May of 2019 with hopes to pursue an administrative fellowship.

Phillip Combs, Student Graphic Designer
Phone: 859.218.3485
Email: phillip.combs1@uky.edu 
Office: Kentucky Clinic, J517

Phillip joined the Center as a Student Graphic Designer in May 2018. He is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Kentucky with plans of graduating in December 2018 with a BA in Architecture. 

Eayly Ly, Research Intern
Email: eayly.ly@uky.edu
Office: BioPharm, 178

Eayly is a participant in the Gill Junior Research Program, an initiative designed to help high school students learn about various areas of health care. She joined the Center in October 2017. She is currently a student at Bryan Station High School, and is working alongside the Data, Analytics, and Statistical Core.

Adam Mardis, OVIHD Intern
Phone: 859.803.7246
Email: adam.mardis@uky.edu
Office: HC-212

Adam received his BA in Economics from the University of Kentucky in 2016. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Health Administration and plans to graduate May 2018. After graduation, Adam hopes to take part in an administrative fellowship. 

Robin ThompsonResearch Assistant
Email: robin.thompson@uky.edu
Office: Kentucky Clinic, J516

Robin is currently a DrPH student in epidemiology in the College of Public Health. She's also a student trainee in the occupational epidemiology core of the Central Appalachian Regional Education and Research Center (CARERC) here at UK. She joined the center in 2018 as a research assistant to Dr. Hilary Surratt. Prior to starting the DrPH program in August 2016, Robin worked as a research coordinator for UK's Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (2014-2016). She received her MPH in Health Behavior from the UK's College of Public Health and her BS in Public Health from the University of West Florida.

Tim Williams, Research Assistant
Email: timothy.williams1@uky.edu 

Tim is a DrPH student in health management and policy in the College of Public Health here at UK. Prior to pursuing a DrPH, Tim worked for several years as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist in an outpatient community mental health and substance abuse treatment facility in eastern North Carolina. Tim joined CHSR in 2018 as a research assistant to Dr. Hilary Surratt. He received his MS in Substance Abuse and Clinical Counseling and his BA in Psychology from East Carolina University.

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