Paul I Kadetz, PhD, MSN, MPH, LAc., RN

Associate Professor/Chair, Center for Executive Education

Dr. Paul Kadetz is an Associate Professor and serves as the Chair of the Center for Executive Education. Paul has served as the Director and/or Founder of graduate and undergraduate programs in global and public health for Leiden University in The Netherlands; The University of Liverpool, in Suzhou, China; and in the U.S. at Marshall University (where he also served as the Chair of the Department of Public Health); and Drew University (where he held the Robert Fisher Oxnam endowment of Science and Society). Paul has also designed and taught executive education courses in Refugee Health for the Refugee Studies Center at The University of Oxford, and in Engineering, Health and Development for the Department of Engineering at The University of San Diego. Paul has also served as a research associate with the Refugee Studies Centre at The University of Oxford and as a researcher, facilitator, and rapporteur for the Western Pacific Region Office of the World Health Organization. Paul has a broad educational and clinical background as a Nurse Practitioner (MSN), Critical Care Nurse (BSN), and Acupuncturist/Herbalist (MSOM). He also holds a MPH in International Health and Development (Tulane), a MSc in Medical Anthropology (Oxford), and a PhD in International Development (Oxford).

Paul’s research has been presented in over 100 international conferences and published in over 60 journals and books. His research includes the determinants of chronic malnutrition among the Maya of Guatemala; the impacts of health care integration in the rural Philippines; the impact of health diplomacy on the health care system of Madagascar; the status of refugee camps in Leros, Greece; and the socio-cultural factors impacting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in rural Anhui province, China. Paul was recently awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to examine the historical development of AMR in China. He currently serves as the co-editor-in-chief for the two-volume Encyclopedia of Health Humanities to be published by Springer in 2022.