Kimberly Arcoleo earned her B.A. degree from SUNY Buffalo and her M.P.H. and Ph.D. in health services research from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She completed a two-year fellowship in health disparities research at Arizona State University’s Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center. Prior to her academic career, she spent ten years in FDA-regulated clinical research positions at Bausch & Lomb, Inc. Following service as research manager in the University of Rochester’s School of Nursing, Dr. Arcoleo joined Arizona State’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation as assistant professor in 2006. There, she co-developed the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Clinical Trials and three Master’s degree programs. In 2009, she received a five-year, $2.5 million NIH grant, the largest individual investigator award in the college’s history. She was promoted to associate professor in 2011, that year joining The Ohio State University as associate professor and director of the Center for Women, Children, and Youth in the College of Nursing and associate professor of pediatrics in the College of Medicine. Her research focuses on multi-level examinations of factors leading to health disparities in childhood asthma and tailored interventions addressing these factors. She has won numerous awards for her scholarly endeavors.