Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Judy  Kruger

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Environmental Health

Emergency management public health epidemiologist with natural disaster response and recovery experience as well as Ebola infection control deployment, Zika and West Nile virus vector borne diseases experience. Participated in preparedness planning, response and mitigation, and recovery and evaluation in developed and developing countries.

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Contact Information

Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

Phone: 404-386-3029

Fax: 404-471-8034

Email: jkruger@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Built Environment
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Research

Education

  • PhD 2001, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MS 1997, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • BSc 1993, University of Waterloo

Courses Taught

  • EH 581: P.H. Consequences of Disasters

Affiliations & Activities

Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals (AHEPP) Research Committee (2017-2019)

Sam Nunn Security Fellowship, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Atlanta, GA (9/2017-5/2018)

RAND Summer Institute on the Demography, Economics, Psychology, and Epidemiology, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, Santa Monica, CA (July 2013)

 

Publications

  • , , School district crisis preparedness, recovery and response plans-United States, 2012., Morbidity, Mortality Weekly Report , 65, 949-953
  • , , Smoke-free rules and secondhand smoke exposure in vehicles among US adults—National Adult Tobacco Survey, 2009-2010 and 2013-2014, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13,
  • , , National and state-specific attitudes toward smoke-free parks among US adults, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 864
  • , , Perceptions of harm from secondhand smoke exposure among U.S. adults, 2009-2010 , Tobacco Induced Diseases, 14, 3
  • , , National and State-Specific Attitudes toward Tobacco-free School Grounds among U.S. Adults, 2009-2010 , Preventing Chronic Disease, 12,
  • , , Smoke-free home and vehicle rules by tobacco use status among U.S. adults , Preventive Medicine, 78, 9-13
  • , , Secondhand smoke and smoking restrictions in Casinos: A review of the evidence. , Tobacco Control, 24, 11-17
  • , , Physician advice on avoiding secondhand smoke exposure and referrals for smoking cessation services, BMC Tobacco Induced Diseases., 10,
  • , , Walking increases among African American adults following a community-based physical activity intervention: Racial and ethnic approaches to community health (REACH) 2002-2005. , Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 5, 43-54
  • , , State Legislative Support for Parks., Environmental Health Insight. , 4, 27-31
  • , , Building on partnerships: Reconnecting kids with nature for health benefits., Health Promotion Practice., 11, 340-346
  • , , Effects of the built environment on physical activity of adults living in rural settings., American Journal of Health Promotion., 24, 267-283
  • , , An analysis of state legislation on community trails, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7, 40-47
  • , , Physical activity in the park setting (PA-PS) questionnaire: Reliability in a California Statewide Sample., Journal of Physical Activity and Health., 6, 97-104
  • , , The prescribed amount of physical activity in randomized clinical trials in older adults., Gerontologist., 49, 100-107
  • , , State legislation to improve employee wellness., American Journal of Health Promotion., 23, 283-291
  • , , Prevalence of transportation and leisure walking among U.S. adults , Preventive Medicine., 47, 329-334
  • , , School district crisis preparedness, response, and recovery plans—2006, 2012 and 2016 , Morbidity, Mortality Weekly Report, ,
  • , , Household emergency preparedness perceptions among US adults. , Health Promotion Practice, ,
  • , , Enhancing individual and community disaster preparedness: Individuals with disabilities, access and functional needs, Disability and Health Journal, 11, 170-173
  • , , Preparing communities to evacuate for major hurricanes: What is the public health role? , American Journal of Public Health, 109,
  • , , Essential Public Health Services Framework: Use for Rebuilding Communities, American Journal of Public Health, 109,