Haynes Joins College of Public Health as Epidemiology Chair Dec 6, 2018 The University of Kentucky College of Public Health has named Dr. Erin Haynes as professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology, effective Dec. 1, 2018...
CIPH Presents: Robert Kaplan on “More Than Medicine” Dec 3, 2018   Kaplan Uncovers the “Broken Promise” of American Healthcare, and Offers a Path Toward Lower Costs and Healthier Populations.   In More...
$3.4 Million Grant Empowers UK, U of L, and State Commission to Support Kentucky Children with Hearing Loss and Deafness Nov 30, 2018   For children with hearing loss or deafness, health interventions often focus on immediate issues related to the ear and language development, sometimes...
Jockey and Equestrian Initiative Leads on Safety Nov 21, 2018   Think of a dangerous sport. What comes to mind?   Auto racing? Motocross? Rugby?   Think again. More dangerous than any of these...
Clinicians Should Emphasize Melanoma Screening in Single, Uninsured Men Nov 20, 2018   A collaborative paper by University of Kentucky College of Public Health (UK CPH) faculty, staff, and alumni sheds new light on best practices for late-...
Potentially Pathogenic Bacteria in Donor Lungs is Associated with Adverse Post-Transplant Outcomes Oct 31, 2018     Patient outcomes after lung transplant remain inferior to other types of solid organ transplantation. An interdisciplinary team at the...
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...

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