Kevin Henry, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Utah
Kevin Henry is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Utah and a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator. He is a member of HCI's Cancer Control and Population Sciences program.
Henry's research focuses on the application and development of geospatial methods and tools for describing and understanding racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic disparities in cancer incidence, treatment, and survival. It also examines the roles of the social and built environment on cancer disparities. Currently, he is collaborating on research that examines how geographic barriers to care affect breast cancer stage and treatment options.
Before joining the University of Utah, Henry was an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and associate director of the New Jersey Cancer Registry. He received his PhD in geography from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University Health Centre.