|New staff member joins Center for Rural Health|
Boris Volkov has joined the staff of the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Volkov is a research associate and assistant professor of evaluation studies responsible for program evaluation, evaluation capacity building, and research in federal, state, and local public health related projects.
Prior to joining the CRH, Dr. Volkov held numerous professional positions which have given him 11 years of research and program/personnel evaluation experience, seven years of teaching experience, and five years of administrative experience. He has been involved with a number of research and evaluation studies on education, science, technology, poverty reduction, community building, and communication programs and projects, as well as evaluation capacity building in organizations.
Volkov holds a doctorate in evaluation studies with a certificate in human resource development from the University of Minnesota. He also holds master's degrees in educational policy and administration (comparative and international development education) and psychology from the University of Minnesota and Taschkent State University in Taschkent, Uzbekistan, respectively.