Paul Kadetz is a senior research fellow at the University of Liverpool in China, an Associate and Lecturer of the China Centre for Health and Humanity at University College London, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (UK). Prior to coming to Drew University, Paul designed, taught and convened global and public health programs at Leiden University (in the Netherlands) and The University of Liverpool in China, and assisted in the development of a masters program in medical humanities (China Health and Humanity) at University College London. Paul comes to Drew from Marshall University where he served as the Chair of the Department of Public Health and Director of the MPH program.
Paul completed his doctorate in the Department of International Development, at The University of Oxford. He also holds a MPH in International Health and Development (Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine); a MSc in Medical Anthropology (Oxford); a BA in Psychology (NYU); a BSN in Nursing, and a post-masters certificate in Teacher Education (Pennsylvania). Clinically, Paul is an Adult Nurse Practitioner (MSN, Vanderbilt), a critical care nurse and an Acupuncturist/Herbalist (LAc; MSOM, Samra University, USA with internship at Dong Zhi Men Hospital/Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China). In his youth, Paul attended the Juilliard School.
Paul’s areas of research bridge the fields of International Health and Development, Critical Medical Anthropology and Global Health. Paul served as a researcher for the Western Pacific Region Office of the World Health Organization. His co-edited volume, Handbook of Welfare in China, was published by Edward Elgar in July 2017. And his co-edited volume, Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency published by Elsevier is forthcoming Autumn 2017.