Karl Francis Krupp

Karl Francis Krupp

Assistant Professor, Public Health
Member of the Graduate Faculty
Department Affiliations

Work Summary

Work Summary

Dr. Karl Krupp has a master's degree in Public Health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine at London University, and a PhD in Public Health from Florida International University. His dissertation on coronary heart disease in slum-dwelling Indian women was funded by the Fogarty International Center and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). He has been active in global public health research since 2008 as a co-founder and Program Director for Public Health Research Institute in Mysore, India. Dr. Krupp has published more than 80 peer-review manuscripts describing his work on maternal health, HIV, cancer screening, sexually transmitted diseases, slum health, chronic diseases, point-of-care diagnostics, HPV vaccine acceptability, and COVID-19. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Division of Public Health Practice & Translational Research at the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

Research Interest

Dr. Karl Krupp an Assistant Professor in Division of Public Health Practice & Translational Research at the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He has a master's degree in Public Health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine at London University, and a PhD in Public Health from Florida International University. His current research interests include using technology to improve cancer screening in low-and-middle-income countries, prevention of coronary heart disease in low-income and rural populations, and border health. He currently has a grant from the University of Arizona Office for Research, Innovation and Impact to validate a microRNA panel for early detection of cervical cancer in India. He also is completing a study funded by the Health Initiative of the Americas at the University of California, Berkeley, examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of Mexican Americans living in the US Mexico border region.