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Stacey Gardner-Buckshaw, PhD, MPA

Stacey Gardner-Buckshaw, PhD, MPA

PI, Ohio Cardiovascular Health Collaborative (Cardi-OH) Northeast Ohio Medical University
Professor of Pediatrics and Population & Quantitative Health Sciences
Northeast Ohio Medical University

Dr. Gardner-Buckshaw joined Northeast Ohio Medical University's Department of Family and Community Medicine in October 2016 as the HRSA Primary Care Training and Education Grant Manager. She became an Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine, and Graduate Faculty in the College of Graduate Studies in June 2017. Dr. Gardner-Buckshaw serves as a faculty mentor for NEOMED’s Student Summer Research Fellowship, is a member of Diversity Council, and is a faculty advisor for the Family Medicine Interest Group, Student OutReach and American Medical Student Association. Her scholarship interests include primary care transformation, health care provider wellness, and medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders in the primary care setting. In the community, Dr. Gardner-Buckshaw is currently active on The University of Akron Women’s Committee, United Way’s Financial Stability Impact Council, LiveWell Stark County Leadership Team, and as a Zumba instructor at Sequoia Wellness Center and the Green Family YMCA.

Dr. Gardner-Buckshaw earned her Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Public Affairs from The University of Akron in 2007, was awarded the Barbara J. Stephens Dissertation Award, and also served as the President of Graduate Student Government. She earned her Master of Public Administration from The University of Akron in 2003.  While in graduate school, Dr. Gardner-Buckshaw was employed by The University’s Institute for Health and Social Policy as the Research Assistant on the SPARK Ohio (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) pilot. Dr. Gardner-Buckshaw received a B.A. from Muskingum College in 2002 in the fields of Neuroscience and Psychology where she served as a class officer and earned many academic honors.

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