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...
Parents Underestimate Second-Hand Smoke Exposure in Appalachian Children May 28, 2019   Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in Appalachian children and associated adverse effects is understudied and not well documented. In a new study appearing...
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...
NIOSH Award Recognizes Use of Wikipedia to Educate the General Public May 17, 2019 When you need quick information on a general topic, where on the internet do you turn? If Wikipedia is one of your first stops, you'll be glad to know that the site...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Breast Cancer Mortality Among Post-Menopausal Women Jan 4, 2019   A new study based at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health investigated the association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and risk...
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...
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-...
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...
Missed Work Due to Occupational Illness among Hispanic Horse Workers Jun 5, 2018 Occupational illnesses are inadequately reported for agriculture, an industry dominated by a vulnerable Hispanic population and high fatal and nonfatal injury...