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Nathan L. Vanderford, PhD, MBA

  • About

    Faculty Rank

    Associate Professor


    MBA, Midway University

    PhD, University of Kentucky

    BS, University of Kentucky


    Postdoctoral Fellowship, Vanderbilt University

  • Publications

    1. Cancer Curriculum for Appalachian Kentucky Middle and High Schools. Hudson L, Sharp K, Alameh S, Prichard C, Ickes MJ and Vanderford NL. Journal of Appalachian Health. 3(1): 43-55, 2021.
    2. Evidence for Cancer Literacy Knowledge Retention Among Kentucky Middle and High School Students After a Brief Educational Intervention. Hudson L, Prichard C, Weiss LT, and Vanderford NL. Southern Medical Journal. 113(11): 541-548, 2020.
    3. The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia: Kentucky Students Take ACTION. Vanderford NL, Hudson L and Prichard C (Editors). Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2020 (April 7). Print ISBN: 9781950690039.
    4. Epidemiology and Implementation of Cancer Prevention in Disparate Populations and Settings. Lopez AM, Hudson L, Vanderford NL, Vanderpool R, Griggs J, and Schonberg M. ASCO Educational Book. 39: 50-60, 2019.
    5. A Social Ecological Review of Cancer Disparities in Kentucky. Rodriguez S, Vanderford NL, Huang B and Vanderpool R. Southern Medical Journal. 111(4): 213-210, 2018.
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  • Research

    Cancer Center Member

    Research Focus

    • Cancer disparities
    • Cancer education and training
    • Health promotion

    For more information on Dr. Vanderford's background, please visit his personal website.


    • Molecular and Cellular Oncology

    College & Department

    • College of Medicine
    • Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology

    For Referring Physicians

    Ben F. Roach Cancer Care Facility
    800 Rose Street, CC140
    Lexington, KY 40536
    United States

  • Locations

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