Canyon Hardesty, MS

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Department 4298
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
 
Phone: 307-766-5003
Email: canyon@uwyo.edu
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Last Updated: August 30, 2017

Canyon Hardesty
 

Leadership Administrative Staff: Director, Community Education and Training
Primary Activity Coordinators: Training Director
Technical Assistance
Community Education Director
Distance Learning
 
Discipline(s): Public Health
Interdisciplinary
 
AUCD Council Membership: Community Education Directors' Council
National Training Directors' Council

Vita/Bio

NAME
Canyon Hardesty POSITION TITLE
Director, Community Education
EDUCATION/TRAINING
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE YEARS FIELD OF STUDY
Creighton University
University of Wyoming
University of Wyoming MS
MS
BS
2009-2011
2004-2007
2000-2004
Health Care Ethics
Kinesiology/Health- Public Health
Zoology and Physiology


A. Positions and Honors.

Positions and Employment
University of Wyoming
2014-Present Coordinator, Community Education-Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Wyoming Department of Health
2013-2014 Communicable Disease Unit Manager- Public Health Division
2006-2012 Program Manager- Field Epidemiologist- Public Health Division

B. Recent Service Activities Related to Disability
2014-Present Member, Association of University Centers on Disabilities National Community Education Directors Council, Community Education Committee
Recent Service Activities Related to Health
2014-present Member, Laramie Reproductive Health Board of Directors
2011-2013 Director-at-Large, Wyoming Public Health Association
2010-2014 Member, National Coalition of STD Directors, Board of Directors

C. Presentations
1. Hardesty, C. (2013, October). Population and public health outreach. Laramie, WY.
2. DiRienzo, S., Hardesty, C. (2014, February). Wyoming Act Early. Association of University Centers on Disability.
3. Hardesty. C. Wright, T. (2012, April). WDH and WDOC partnership for communicable disease prevention. Poster presented at the 2012 National STD conference. Atlanta, GA.

D. Recent Grant and Contract Support
1. Wyoming Accessible Instructional Materials- (Wyoming Department of Education)- Project Coordinator- $99,619
2. Communities of Practice-Transition- (Wyoming Department of Education)- Project Coordinator- $138,860
3. Comprehensive HIV Prevention Programs for Health Departments (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)-Principal Investigator - Total of all awards $4.4 million
4. Comprehensive STD Prevention Systems-(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)- -Principal Investigator-June 2012-May 2014-Total of all Awards $1.42 million
5. Tuberculosis Prevention and Control- (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)-Principal Investigator- January 2010-December 2014-Total of all awards -$704,400
6. Viral Hepatitis Prevention and Surveillance- (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)- Principal Investigator- November 2009-October 2013- Total of all awards $449,575