In the News: Benitez on Health Care Consumer Debt Aug 2, 2019   Dr. Joseph Benitez, assistant professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, was recently cited by the...
SCAHIP Hosts Child Agricultural Injury Prevention Workshop Jul 23, 2019     An interactive workshop focusing on child agricultural injury prevention in the southeastern United States is scheduled for Aug. 6-7 in...
Communities with Local Smoking Ordinances Experience Greater Decline in Smoking Prevalence Jul 23, 2019   Do local smoke-free ordinances affect the prevalence of smoking in covered populations? A new study from the University of Kentucky College of Public...
New Residents, Chief Residents in Preventive and Occupational Medicine Jul 19, 2019   The residency programs in Preventive Medicine and Occupational Medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health welcome new residents...
New Research Staff in Health, Behavior & Society Jul 14, 2019   The Department of Health, Behavior & Society recently welcomed a new team of research staff. Shannon Markel, Jalen Brooks, and Kassandra...
Study Examines Suicide Ideation, Planning and Attempts Jul 10, 2019 College of Public Health researchers Kathi Harp (left) and Tyrone Borders. UK Photography | Pete Comparoni     Since 1999, rates of suicide...
Alumni Profile: Ronald W. Holder, Jr. MHA Class of 1998 Jul 9, 2019 Ronald W. Holder, Jr. Vice-President of the Temple Region for Baylor Scott & White Health   Ron Holder, an alumnus of the Master of Health...
Alumni Profile: Jhoan Dutton, BPH Class of 2019 Jul 9, 2019 Born in Cali, Colombia, and raised in Nashville, Tenn., recent Bachelor of Public Health graduate Jhoan Dutton chose the University of Kentucky College of...
Tenure and Promotion for Faculty Jul 8, 2019   Three members of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health faculty have achieved promotion—two to full professor and one to associate professor...
KIPRC Partners with Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, other UK Colleges, to Educate Providers about Substance use Jul 7, 2019 Kentucky has the fifth-highest drug overdose death rate in the United States; two continuing education events will provide health care providers in the Western...
Citizen science study tests air quality near gas extraction sites Jul 2, 2019   Academic-community partnership with residents formed to address environmental concerns     When residents of Guernsey County, Ohio,...
Hoover Gives Invited Presentation at National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Jun 30, 2019 Dr. Anna Goodman Hoover, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, was one of eleven early-stage investigators from across the...
Wackerbarth named Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs Jun 30, 2019 Effective July 1, 2019, Dr. Sarah Wackerbarth will assume the role of Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Kentucky (...
Study Supports Strong Correlation Between Adverse Childhood Events and Developmental Delay Jun 24, 2019 New research from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health (UKCPH) examines the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the risk of...
Journal of Appalachian Health Publishes Inaugural Issue Jun 24, 2019 Scholars based at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Public Health recently launched a new, open-access, online publication—the Journal of Appalachian...
Elder Issues and LGBTQ Barriers To Care In Rural Communities Jun 23, 2019   Aaron Guest, a PhD candidate in Gerontology, recently spoke to Dr. Greg Davis for the WUKY radio show "On Medicine".    "One of the...
Forbes Names the University of Kentucky Among America's Best Employers Jun 21, 2019   The University of Kentucky has been named among America's Best Employers by Forbes magazine. UK is one of only four employers in Kentucky and the only...
Mismatch between Medicare policy and community needs in rural hospital closures Jun 18, 2019 Dr. Ty Borders of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health has been widely cited on the impact of rural hospital closures across Appalachia. National...
Fatigue and Physical Activity: Potential Modifiable Contributors to Parenting Sense of Competence Jun 18, 2019 The stereotype of the tired parent of young children exists for a reason. Fatigue is a familiar feeling to anyone who has parented an infant or toddler. But are...
Research Associate, PhD Alumna Recognized by American Thoracic Society Jun 11, 2019 Dr. Radmila Choate, a recent alumna of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health PhD program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and a research...

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