Paul Norrod, DrPH, RN

Paul E. Norrod, DrPH, RN

Asst Professor

Procter Hall

225

CON Population Health - 0038

Professional Summary

Paul E. Norrod, DrPH, M-Div., MAC, RN, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences. His research focuses on occupational injury prevention, mental health conditions, and suicide in the U.S. workforce, as well as interventions aimed at improving mental well-being in both occupational and rural populations. Dr. Norrod's areas of teaching expertise include epidemiology, community and population health, rural and Appalachian health, and data management.

Education

Doctor of Public Health: University of Kentucky 2021

Master of Arts in Counseling: Asbury Theological Seminary 2012

Master of Divinity: Asbury Theological Seminary 2012

Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Tennessee Technological University 2000

EMT-Intermediate : Roane State Community College 1998

EMT: Tennessee Technological University 1996

Research and Practice Interests

Occupational Injury Prevention
AI and Big Data
Mental Health Conditions and Suicide
Rural Health

Positions and Work Experience

08-2023 -To Present Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati,

05-2021 -08-2023 Extension Specialist for Rural Health and Safety, University of Kentucky,

01-2020 -08-2023 Rural and Public Health Nursing Instructor, University of Kentucky,

08-2019 -08-2021 Epidemiology Fellowship, University of Kentucky,

08-2017 -02-2021 Registered Nurse, Baptist Health System,

08-2015 -08-2019 Adjust Professor of Psychology, Asbury University,

Research Support

Grant: #2U54OH007547-21-00 Investigators:Ickes, M. & Norrod, P.E. 09-2022 -09-2027 CDC-NIOSH Agricultural Community Mental Health Project: Researching Networks, Communication, and Training Outcomes Role:Co-I $1,332,406 Active Type:Grant Level:National

Grant: #2U54OH007547-21-00 Investigators:Norrod, P.E., Marfell, J. & Bales, D. 09-2022 -08-2023 CDC-NIOSH SCAHIP Pilot: A Comparison of Farmer and Farmworker Suicide Mortality in the U.S., 2003-2019 Role:PI $35,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:National

Grant: #5T42OH010278-10 Investigators:Norrod, P.E., Marfell, J., Walmsley, L.A., & Brown, S. 07-2021 -06-2022 CDC-NIOSH CARERC Pilot: Characteristics of Nurse Suicide Deaths in Kentucky, 2005 - 2019 Role:PI $17,198 Completed Type:Grant Level:National

Grant: #PON2 035 2300000956 Investigators:Norrod, P.E. 11-2022 -06-2023 Kentucky Department of Agriculture Addressing the “R” in QPR: Advancing Agricultural Community Referral Capacity. Role:PI $76,298 Completed Level:State

Grant: #PON2 035 2300003840 Investigators:Norrod, P.E. 07-2023 -06-2024 Kentucky Department of Agriculture Building Rural Resilience: A Rural and Farm Youth Safety and Well-being Curriculum Role:PI $40,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:State

Investigators:Hunter, J., Pescatore, A. Norrod, P.E. & Stamper, C. 01-2022 -09-2022 Kentucky Department of Agriculture Kentucky Farm Family Youth Curriculum Role:Co-I $65,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:State

Grant: #3210002823-24-196 / 6U54OH007547-22-03 Investigators:Norrod, Paul 08-15-2023 -09-29-2024 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Agricultural Community Mental Health Project: Researching Networks, Communication and Training Outcomes Role:PI 52230.00 Hold Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Norrod, P.E., Sanderson, W.T., Abner, E. L., Seals, J., & Browning, S. (2023. ) Farmer suicides among states reporting violent deaths, 2003 – 2017.Journal of Rural Mental Health, , 47 (3 ) ,139-151 More Information

Karanth, S.D., Braithwaite, D., Katsumata, Y., Duara, R., Norrod, P.E., Aukhil, I., & Abner, E.L. (2023. ) Association of physical frailty and cognitive function in a population-based cross-sectional study of American older adults .Gerontology, ,

Other Publications

Norrod, P.E. & Weddle, L. (2023. ) Stress .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HSW-PEN.006 ) , University of Kentucky

Norrod, P.E. & Weddle, L. (2023. ) Self-Care for Health Challenges .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HSW-PEN.005 ) , University of Kentucky

Norrod, P.E., & Weddle, L. (2023. ) Depression .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HSW-PEN.004 ) , University of Kentucky

Norrod, P.E., & Weddle, L. (2023. ) Anxiety .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HSW-PN.003 ) , University of Kentucky

Norrod, P.E. (2023. ) Navigating Trauma After a Natural Disaster .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HFD-IFD.001 ) , University of Kentucky

Norrod, P.E. (2022. ) Understanding and Coping with Farm Stress .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HSW-PN.002 ) , University of Kentucky

Norrod, P.E. (2022. ) Farmer Suicide .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HSW-PN.001 ) , University of Kentucky

Norrod, P.E. (2022. ) Understanding Suicide .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HFD-PN.001 ) , University of Kentucky

Norrod, P.E. (2022. ) Understanding Suicide .Cooperative Extension Services, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, (HFD-PN.001 ) , University of Kentucky

Book Chapter

Norrod, P.E. (2012 ) Flesh and Retribution Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture .(pp. 165, 440).Sheffield, UK, Sheffield Phoenix Press, Ltd (Author)

Presentations

Paper Presentations

Norrod, P.E. (07-2023. ) Farmer Suicide Among States Reporting Violent Deaths, 2003-2017 .Tampa, Fl. Conference. Level:International

Norrod, P.E. (05-2023. ) Helping Others Navigate Trauma After a Natural Disaster .Louisville, KY. Conference. Level:State

Norrod, P.E. (04-2023. ) Navigating Trauma After a Natural Disaster .Bowling Green, KY. Conference. Level:State

Norrod, P.E. (03-2023. ) Circumstantial Factors Among Kentucky Nurse Suicide Decedents, 2005-2019. Tampa, Fl. Conference. Level:Regional

Honors and Awards

2022 1st place State Award for Extension Disaster Education Kentucky (NEAFCS) Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Status:Recipient Level:State Type:Recognition

2022 1st place Southern Region Award for Extension Disaster Education National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Recognition

2022 1st place National Award for Extension Disaster Education National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Recognition

2022 Outstanding Team Project Award Kentucky Association of State Extension Specialists and Associates Status:Recipient Level:State Type:Recognition

2022 1st place Florence Hall Award for Outstanding Programming Kentucky (NEAFCS) Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Status:Recipient Level:State Type:Recognition

2022 1st place Innovation in Programming Award Kentucky (NEAFCS) Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences. Status:Recipient Level:State Type:Recognition

2022 2nd place Human Development/Family Relationships Award for Outstanding Contributions to Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Programs Kentucky (NEAFCS) Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Status:Recipient Level:Regional Type:Recognition

2022 3rd place Southern Region Human Development/Family Relationships Award for Outstanding Contributions to Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Programs National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Recognition

2021 Outstanding Doctoral Student Award Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

2020 Department Recognition for Patient Care and Safety Status:Recipient Level:Department Type:Recognition