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Julia Costich, JD, PhD

Assistant Director

Dr. Julia Costich is associate director of KIPRC and a professor in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy. Her current research focuses on legal and policy issues in public health and health care, including injury prevention, health reform, children’s health, and health information technology. She served as director of the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center from 2003-2010, department chair from 2005-2012, and director of the Master of Health Administration program from 2009-2012. Dr. Costich is an appointed member of the state’s Trauma Advisory Council and two subcommittees of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange. Before joining the UK public health faculty in 1998, she administered academic medical programs, practiced health care law, and served as a policy specialist and administrator for state health care programs.





Email: julia.costich@uky.edu

Phone: (859)-257-6712

Location: CPH 107B

CV: Costich CV.pdf