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Jeff Kuhr

Jeff Kuhr, Mesa County Health Department

Jeff Kuhr, PhD, is Executive Director of the Mesa County Health Department in Grand Junction, Colo. He has served as a local public health agency director in Nebraska and Colorado for the past 11 years. Kuhr is president of the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials, a member of the Colorado Public Health Improvement Steering Committee, the co-facilitator of the Mesa County Health Leadership Consortium and a governor-appointed member of the Colorado State Board of Human Services.

Kuhr holds a Ph.D. in educational psychology and is a master certified health education specialist. His 22 years of experience in public health and health promotion provides a unique perspective on the connection between behavioral health, physical health and population-based prevention strategies.