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Kate Ferguson

  • Kate Ferguson
  • Adjunct Instructional Faculty
  • Human Movement Sciences
  • 203 Research Park I
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3707
  • kferguso@odu.edu
  • After a 25 year career as a microbiologist, Dr Ferguson moved into academic research administration. She collaborates across disciplines to develop research ideas, methods, and competitively apply for grant funding.
  • Education

    East Tennessee State University, 2005
    Major: Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
    Degree: Ed.D.
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1978
    Major: Microbiology
    Degree: M.S.
    College of William and Mary, 1974
    Major: Biology
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Social determinants of health and health disparities, factors contributing to healthcare professionals' practice choice, and variables influencing research productivity.
  • Expertise

    Educational Leadership
    research development, higher education administration
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Public Health Certificate for Pediatric Residents
    Sponsoring Organization: DHHS, Bureau of Health Professions HRSA
    Date: September, 2010 - August, 2016
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ferguson, K.
    Norfolk HEADWAY –Home, Environment and Asthma
    Sponsoring Organization: Dept of Huosing and Urban Development
    Date: December 01, 2011 - November 30, 2014
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ferguson, K.
    iSleep: Interactive Sleep Education Program
    Sponsoring Organization: American Sleep Medicie Foundation
    Date: November 01, 2011 - October 31, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Ferguson, K.