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...
$1.08 Million from NIH to Study Alzheimer's Disease Mimic Jun 10, 2019 A new project funded by the National Institutes of Health and based at the University of Kentucky will focus on a particularly prevalent subtype of non-...
CPH Collaborates with CDAR, Others on $87 Million NIH Grant to Combat the Opioid Epidemic May 17, 2019   In the largest grant ever awarded to the University of Kentucky, researchers from UK's Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR) and across...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
From Hanoi to Kentucky: PhD and MPH Grad Tracks Opioid Crisis Jan 7, 2019   Dr. Huong Luu came to the University of Kentucky from her home city of Hanoi, Vietnam, where she earned a medical degree at Hanoi Medical University. In...
Partnership Between FDA, UK, UNC Will Shape Opioid Regulatory Decisions Dec 13, 2018   The U.S. Federal Drug Administration has awarded a four-year $3.3 million contract to researchers at the UK College of Public Health and the University of...
$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...
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...
KIPRC: Rapid Surveillance Sources Offer Faster Access to Critical Overdose Data Sep 18, 2018     Public health surveillance of drug overdoses has traditionally relied on emergency department billing data. In most states, however, there is a...
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,...
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...
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...