Brian Hendricks, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor , West Virginia University School of Public Health
Brian Hendricks

"Dr. Brian Hendricks is an epidemiologist with expertise in applying spatial statistics to study geographic context of risk and access to care for drug misuse and infectious diseases. He is director for the WVU Spatial Epidemiology and Statistics Lab, and spatial epidemiologist for the WV Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute where he provides expertise in spatial statistics for the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) core and National Institutes of Health National COVID Cohort Collaborative Rural Health, Data Use, and Cardiovascular Disease Domain teams. "


  • Doctor of Philosophy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Master of Science, University of Tennessee
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Charleston


2021: Provost Research MVP Award

2021: Nominee for the American Public Health Association (APHA) Ayman El-Mohandes Young Professional Public Health Innovation Award

2017: West Virginia University Department of Epidemiology PhD Student Rising Star

2015: West Virginia University Outstanding Merit Award PhD Student Fellow

2014: West Virginia University Provost Fellow

2013: University of Tennessee Department of Entomology Fellow