Kimberly Phillips, PhD

Institute on Disability / UCED
Institute on Disability
University of New Hampshire
10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03824-3595
 
Phone: 603-228-2084
Email: kimberly.phillips@unh.edu
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Last Updated: May 09, 2017

 

Specialty Resource Contacts: Public Health
 
Discipline(s): Disability Studies
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Education: MA, Psychology, University of New Hampshire, 2008
BA, Russian, University of New Hampshire, 1990

Vita/Bio

Kimberly conducts and manages projects related to disability, employment and public health.  She is currently a doctoral candidate in psychology. 

Projects

New Hampshire Disaiblity & Public Health Project (DPH) aims to promote and maximize health, prevent chronic disease, and improve emergency preparedness in order to increase the quality of life among people with disabilities.

Employment Policy and Measurement Rehabilitation Research and Training Center investigates the impact of federal and state policies and programs on employment, paying particular attention to the effects of program interactions; examines new ways of measuring employment outcomes; and facilities the translation of reserach findings to guide policymaking and program administration. 

Kessler National Employment Survey generates outcomes to inform research and advocacy efforts to develop innovative and sustainable approaches (for individuals, families, service providers, and employers) to maximize the employment opportunities of people with disabiltities. 

Health Disparities & Intellectual Disabilities informs efforts to a) improve the capacity of current health surveillance systems to track the health and healthcare of people with intellectual disabilites, and b) increase the effectiveness of health-related practices, services, and programs that influence the lives of people with intellectual disabilties.