Collaborative Research Examines Suicide Exposure Among Law Enforcement Officers Oct 16, 2018   An interdisciplinary collaboration at the University of Kentucky brought together faculty and student researchers from three colleges to examine the...
Linking Data to Fight the Opioid Epidemic Oct 4, 2018   Dr. Svetla Slavova, Dept. of Biostatistics, has been named to the National Center for Health Statistics Board of Scientific Counselors Patient-Centered...
One Key to Slowing the Opioid Epidemic: Expanding Physician Capacity to Prescribe Buprenorphine Oct 2, 2018   A new JAMA Network publication examines the question of whether the availability of buprenorphine-waivered physicians is associated with buprenorphine...
Could Medicare Payments Premised on Total Annual Cost of Care Penalize Clinicians Who Care for the Most Vulnerable Patients? Sep 25, 2018   Medicare is moving toward value-based payment, wherein the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program judges outpatient clinicians’ performance...
Dr. Terry Bunn Named Chair, NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors Sep 24, 2018   Dr. Terry Bunn of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health is now chair of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)...
KIPRC: Rapid Surveillance Sources Offer Faster Access to Critical Overdose Data Sep 20, 2018   Public health surveillance of drug overdoses has traditionally relied on emergency department billing data. In most states, however, there is a lag of at...
MHA Student at American Hospital Association Leadership Summit Sep 17, 2018   Reynalda Davis, a student in the Master of Health Administration Program at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, was selected to...
Dr. Marc Kiviniemi joins College of Public Health as Chair of Health, Behavior & Society Sep 12, 2018   The University of Kentucky College of Public Health (CPH) has appointed Dr. Marc T. Kiviniemi as professor and chair of the Department of Health...
Longer NICU Stays May be a Cost-Effective Method of Improving Health Outcomes for Very Low Birth Weight Infants Sep 11, 2018   Treatment of very low birth weight infants in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can be expensive—particularly in rural areas—but may potentially...
CHSR Event: The Impact of a Community-Based Intervention on Hospital Utilization - the Maryland Health Enterprise Zone Initiative Sep 10, 2018   Systems for Action National Advisory Committee Chair Dr. Darrell Gaskin will present "The Impact of a Community-Based Intervention...
Center for Innovation in Population Health Seeks Director Sep 10, 2018     The University of Kentucky (UK) Center for Innovation in Population Health (CIPH) is a new transdisciplinary campus-wide Center, that...
Who receives radiation for glioblastoma, and what are the outcomes? Sep 5, 2018   Glioblastoma, an aggressive cancer that takes the form of fast-growing primary brain tumors, is commonly treated with a combination of surgery,...
Caesarean delivery of a first pregnancy increases risk of preterm birth in the second Aug 28, 2018     Utilizing retrospective data, a University of Kentucky team set out to examine the relationship between previous cesarean delivery and...
Multi-site study emphasizes counseling to reduce HIV transmission among transgender women Aug 21, 2018     Recent estimates indicate that only about 25 percent of those living with HIV are virally suppressed, and that a majority of those not taking...
Following the Data, Saving Lives: The Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center releases the 2016 Kentucky Drug Overdose Fatality Surveillance Report Aug 16, 2018     Caught in the rising tide of a national epidemic of drug overdose fatalities, Kentucky is using the power of data to save lives. The Kentucky...
Collaborative Study Yields Insight on Estimates of Cancer Survival Aug 7, 2018   Despite gains in life expectancy between 1992 to 2012, large disparities in life expectancy continue to exist in the United States between subgroups of...
Young women with early-stage ovarian cancer, on Medicaid/Medicare, less likely to receive NCCN-compliant care Jul 25, 2018 What factors determine the level of care provided to women diagnosed with ovarian cancer? And how do those standards of care affect patient outcomes – including...
KIPRC helps Kentuckians “Find Help Now” for addiction Jul 17, 2018 A new website will provide a vital link for Kentucky health care providers, court officials, families and individuals seeking options for substance abuse treatment...
Building a Health Coalition Across Jurisdictional Boundaries Jul 13, 2018   The Commonwealth of Kentucky provides a unique opportunity to study cross-jurisdictional sharing by local health departments. With 120 counties, Kentucky’...
Dr. Heather Bush Named Chair of Biostatistics Jul 11, 2018   The University of Kentucky College of Public Health has named Dr. Heather M. Bush as Chair of the Department of Biostatistics, effective...

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