Racism is a Public Health Issue: a Statement from the UK College of Public Health Jun 9, 2020   The following message was distributed to UK College of Public Health students, faculty, staff, and alumni on June 1, 2020:   This weekend...
College of Public Health Seeks Nominees for Hall of Fame "Legends and Leaders" Awards Jun 8, 2020 Since its founding, the University of Kentucky College of Public Health has honored living legends of public health as well as posthumous recipients in two...
Commentary: Law Enforcement Violence and the Construction of a Just Society Jun 8, 2020   Following is a commentary by Dr. Rafael E. Pérez-Figueroa, assistant professor of Health, Behavior & Society in the University of Kentucky...
Kiviniemi Leads Working Group for Public Health Teaching Practices Jun 8, 2020 The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Task Force released its second work product, a manuscript...
"Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst, because this saves lives." May 27, 2020   Dr. Teresa Waters is professor and chair in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health's Department of Health Management and Policy....
Project Seeks Information on Health Behaviors Related to COVID-19 May 25, 2020 Dr. Marc Kiviniemi, professor and chair of Health, Behavior & Society, and Dr. Ann Coker, professor in the UK College of Medicine with a dual appointment...
MPH Alum Publishes on Impact of COVID-19 on Older People Living with HIV May 25, 2020 Angel Algarin (MPH/Epidemiology 2017) is first and corresponding author of “Symptoms, Stress, and HIV-Related Care Among Older People Living with HIV During...
College of Public Health Presents Student and Faculty Awards During Virtual Commencement May 10, 2020   With COVID-19 forcing graduation celebrations online, the University of  Kentucky College of Public Health honored the Class of 2020 during...
New Study Reveals Pharmacy-level Barriers to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Appalachian Kentucky May 3, 2020 A new study led by University of Kentucky College of Public Health researcher Dr. April Young and Emory University researcher Dr. Hannah F. Cooper shows that a...
Jennifer Stevens Elected to Lead Advising Network May 3, 2020 Jennifer Stevens, academic advisor for undergraduate students at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, has been elected to lead the UK Advising...
Stapleton Joins NIH Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention Study Section Apr 28, 2020 Dr. Jerod L. Stapleton, associate professor of Health, Behavior & Society, has been invited to join the Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention Study Section,...
Bhargava and Deveira Named Chief Residents Apr 28, 2020   Congratulations to the new chief residents for the Occupational and Preventive Medicine Residency programs at the University of Kentucky...
Alumnae Share "Why Public Health Matters" Apr 20, 2020   A new campaign asks public health professionals across the nation to share #WhyPublicHealthMatters. Two UK College of Public Health graduates ...
Dr. Martha Riddell Named 2020 Great Teacher Apr 20, 2020       “My own teaching philosophy is to help students achieve their potential.”   Dr. Martha C. Riddell,  associate...
UK Researchers Unite to Fight COVID-19 Apr 14, 2020 Researchers and faculty from multiple disciplines across the University of Kentucky are coming together as part of the global effort to treat, understand and...
Hoover Recognized for Environmental Health Literacy Work Apr 7, 2020 Dr. Anna Goodman Hoover, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, is the subject of an investigator profile on the website of the...
Swanson Appointed to Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council Seat Apr 7, 2020 Dr. Mark Swanson, associate professor of Health, Behavior & Society at the UK College of Public Health, has been appointed by Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton...
BPH Student Accepted for Nationally Competitive Internship in Occupational Health Mar 30, 2020 Bachelor of Public Health student Emily Jones has been accepted to the Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP). Housed within the Association of Occupational...
Students assist "disease detectives" as they connect the dots of COVID-19 Mar 17, 2020 Fayette County has seven COVID-19 cases. Think of each one as a spider web. In the center is the infected patient. Radiating outward are each of the people that...
Migrant Outreach Health Fair Offers Families Screenings, Information Mar 8, 2020 On December 14, 2019, the Migrant Outreach Program hosted the 10th annual Hispanic Migrant, Latino Immigrant Health Holiday Fair. The fair, which provides...

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