Kristy Andre

Kristy Andre, MPH, MSM

Relationship Manager, Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health Information Systems

Executive Board Member, We-Care Program

Academic Email: kandre@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-3896

Education

  • MPH, Health Policy & Management / Public Health Practice, University of South Florida, 2015
  • MSM, Management (Designing Sustainable Enterprise / Leadership & Organizational Effectiveness), University of South Florida, 2011
  • BS, Public Relations (Minor: Organizational Leadership for Nonprofits), University of Florida, 2006

Academic Philosophy

"Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together. - Scott Hayden"

Research Interests

  • Systematics
  • Organizational Development & Change Management
  • Epigenetics, Quantum Biology
  • Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Health Disparities, Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Social Constructs of Race
  • Institutionalized and Systemic Racism and Oppression
  • Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
  • Chronic Proinflammatory Response & Chronic/Toxic Stress
  • Neuroscience (Biofeedback, Neuroleadership, Neuroanthropology)
  • Complimentary & Integrative Healing Modalities
  • Efficacy of Energy Healing and Vibrational Medicine
  • Kingian Nonviolence Philosophy and Conflict Resolution

Memberships

  • Eta Sigma Gamma Health Educators Honor Society (Member, 2014 - Present)
  • HYPE Mentoring Program (Board Member, 2014 - Present)
  • Delta Epsilon Iota (Member, 2013 - Present)
  • Abel's Community Services Inc. (Development Director, 2009 - Present)
  • Corey Brewer Fights Diabetes Fund (Founder/Co-Creator, 2008 - Present)
  • International Health Services Collaborative (Co-President, 2014 - 2015)
  • YWCA SE Region Marketing Committee (Chair, 2008 - 2008)

Positions Held

  • Communications, Public Relations & Education Dir (Internal Medicine, University of South Florida 2012 - 2015)
  • Assistant Director (USF Medicine International, University of South Florida 2009 - 2012)
  • Coordinator (USF Medicine International, University of South Florida 2009 - 2010)
  • Director of Grants & Public Relations (Jim Walter Partnership Center, University of South Florida 2008 - 2009)
  • Director of Grants & Public Relations (Nonprofit, YWCA of Tampa Bay 2007 - 2008)

Awards/Honors

  • Sustain-a-Bull Award (International Health Service Collaborative - 2015)
  • Exemplary Employee Award (USF Medicine International - 2012)
  • Sue Ellen Richardson Rookie of the Year Award (Tampa Chapter, Public Relations Society of America - 2008)