2019 Awards and Recognition Apr 17, 2019   On April 17, 2019, the College of Public Health honored outstanding students and faculty with the 2019 Awards and Recognition Ceremony. Held at...
CPH Research Day is April 15 Apr 5, 2019 The University of Kentucky College of Public Health (CPH) 2019 Research Day will take place April 15, in conjunction with the 14th Annual Spring Conference of the...
Kentucky Team Dedicated to Substance Use Disorder Research to Speak at Rx Summit Apr 4, 2019   A group of individuals from the University of Kentucky (UK) is part of a new team dedicated to substance use disorder research at the university. These...
Stevens "Best in Region" at National Academic Advising Association Conference Apr 3, 2019   Ms. Jennifer Stevens, an academic advisor for the University of Kentucky College of Public Health undegraduate program, was named "Best in...
Medicaid Work Requirements Must Include Reasonable Accommodations and Exemptions Apr 3, 2019   “If work requirements are to be a continued piece of Medicaid policy, policy changes must also be adopted to ensure that Medicaid covers a full continuum...
Health Effects of Past Violence May be Mitigated by Reducing Current Stress Apr 2, 2019   A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky (UK) investigated stress, support, and health behaviors as mediators potentially explaining persistent...
Get ready for National Public Health Week, April 1-7! Mar 27, 2019   The University of Kentucky College of Public Health will host a series of events to mark National Public Health Week, April 1-7. All events are free and...
Study Published in Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Finds No Causal Link Between Smoking and Dementia Mar 26, 2019 It's an irrefutable fact that smoking is bad for you. Study after study has proven that smoking increases your risk for cancer, heart disease, diabetes -- even...
Global Health Case Competition Winning Team to Compete at Emory Feb 28, 2019 Five students from the University of Kentucky – including two from the UK College of Public Health –  placed first in the UK Global Health Case...
ACA Medicaid Expansion Increases Colon Cancer Screenings, Survival in Kentucky Feb 27, 2019     A new study from the University of Kentucky (UK) shows a direct link between the adoption of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid...
Swanson Testifies in Frankfort on Water in Schools Bill Feb 27, 2019   Dr. Mark Swanson associate professor of Health, Behavior & Society, testified before the Kentucky House Education committee as they considered H.B....
CPH Joins #APHABillionSteps Challenge Feb 15, 2019 The University of Kentucky College of Public Health is joining with the American Public Health Association (APHA) for the Billion Steps Challenge, part of the lead-...
Ready for LAUNCH: Bridging the Digital Divide to Improve Cancer Care Feb 15, 2019   Dr. Robin Vanderpool, associate professor of Health, Behavior & Society and director of Community Outreach and Engagement at the UK HealthCare ...
MPH Grad Puts Public Health Training to Work in the Peace Corps Feb 14, 2019 Ethan Trey Cardwell graduated from the College of Public Health with a Master of Public Health in May 2018 and is currently in Lesotho, where he was sworn...
Married MPH Grads Connect with Careers…and Each Other Feb 13, 2019       John and Eggum, MPH Class of 2007 (John) and 2004 (Jan)    “Who is that guy?”   In 2004, Jan Hamon...
Fraud Detection Algorithms Enhance Web-Based Survey Research Feb 12, 2019   The internet is becoming an increasingly common tool for survey research, particularly among "hidden" or vulnerable populations, such as men who have sex...
Dr. Svetla Slavova Named Recipient of Jess Kraus Award by Injury Epidemiology Feb 11, 2019   The editorial board of Injury Epidemiology has chosen Dr. Svetla Slavova of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health as the recipient of the...
Genotype Differences Associated with Demographic, Health, and Behavioral Characteristics of Individuals with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Feb 5, 2019   Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is an autosomal co-dominant disorder that results from mutations of the SERPINA1 gene, and typically is...
Strategic Policy Initiatives Can Reduce HPV-related Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Rural Communities Jan 18, 2019   New collaborative research from a team based at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and the University of South Carolina...
Recognizing CPH Employees Jan 14, 2019   Lindsay Stradtman, a research analyst and project coordinator in the Department of Health, Behavior & Society, is the 2018 University of...

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