University of Kentucky
Jennifer Havens, PhD, MPH trained in infectious diseases epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research and Department of Behavioral Science at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Havens studies the epidemiology of prescription opioid abuse in rural Appalachia and has a keen interest in the infectious outcomes (HIV/hepatitis C) of injection drug use in this population. She has received three R01 awards from NIH/NIDA to research the rural opioid abuse/infectious disease syndemic.
Dr. Havens has served on an external advisory committee and received consulting fees from Pinney Associates.