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Open Access: A Researcher’s Perspective, Thoughts and Experience
Generation Open: Researchers' Roles in the Age of Openness
  • F. Douglas Scutchfield, University of Kentucky
Start Date
23-10-2014 9:45 AM
Description

Dr. Douglas Scutchfield from UK College of Public Health discusses the benefits of open access from the researcher's perspective, and his personal experience of taking the lead to support open access by creating a new open access journal, Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research.

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Speaker's Bio

Dr. Scutchfield received his MD degree from the University of Kentucky, where he was selected as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed internship and residency training at Northwestern University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the University of Kentucky. Dr. Scutchfield was certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in 1974 and the American Board of Family Practice from 1971-1985. He was a Charter Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice.

At the University of Kentucky, Dr. Scutchfield held administrative responsibilities of Founding Director of the School of Public Health, Founding Director of the Center for Health Services Research and Management, Chair of the Department of Health Services, Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health and Associate Dean of the College of Medicine. He holds faculty appointments in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, Family Practice, Health Services and the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration. He is the Peter P. Bosomworth Professor of Health Services Research and Policy. Dr. Scutchfield was also the Founder of the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University.

Dr. Scutchfield is one of the founding editors for the UKnowledge-hosted journal, Frontiers in Public Health Services & Systems Research.

Citation Information
F. Douglas Scutchfield. "Open Access: A Researcher’s Perspective, Thoughts and Experience" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/f_douglas_scutchfield/92/