Online MPH Ranked Among "Most Affordable" in the U.S. Nov 30, 2020   The 100% online Master of Public Health program at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health has been ranked among the Top 25 Most...
Join the College of Public Health at APHA 2020 Oct 25, 2020 The events may be virtual, but the University of Kentucky College of Public Health is showing up in a big way for 2020 American Public Health Association...
"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....
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...
Riddell Receives Great Teacher Award from Alumni Association Jan 24, 2020 Dr. Martha Riddell, associate professor of Health Management and Policy and director of the Master of Health Administration program, has been named a Great Teacher...
Counselor-Initiated Weight Loss Strategies Offer Cost-Effective Solutions for US Military Dec 10, 2019   A new study from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health may point the way to an effective strategy to promote weight loss in overweight...
Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield Receives Top Award from American Public Health Association Nov 12, 2019   Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield received the 2019 Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health from the American Public Health...
Alumni and Friends Invited to Reception at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting Oct 25, 2019   Planning to attend the 2019 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia this November?   If so, please mark your...
National Center for Health Statistics Experts to Speak on Data Usage in Opioid Mortality, Electronic Health Records Oct 13, 2019     Experts from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will visit the...
Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) project launches with $23 million from CDC Sep 10, 2019 In an effort to combat the complex opioid overdose epidemic, the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) at the University of Kentucky...
Dr. Angela Dearinger, MPH alumna, named Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health Sep 3, 2019 Dr. Angela Dearinger, who earned her Master of Public Health at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, has been appointed Commissioner of the Kentucky...
In the News: Benitez on Health Care Consumer Debt Aug 2, 2019   Dr. Joseph Benitez, assistant professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, was recently cited by the...
Study Examines Suicide Ideation, Planning and Attempts Jul 10, 2019 College of Public Health researchers Kathi Harp (left) and Tyrone Borders. UK Photography | Pete Comparoni     Since 1999, rates of suicide...
Alumni Profile: Ronald W. Holder, Jr. MHA Class of 1998 Jul 9, 2019 Ronald W. Holder, Jr. Vice-President of the Temple Region for Baylor Scott & White Health   Ron Holder, an alumnus of the Master of Health...
Tenure and Promotion for Faculty Jul 8, 2019   Three members of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health faculty have achieved promotion—two to full professor and one to associate professor...
Wackerbarth named Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs Jun 30, 2019 Effective July 1, 2019, Dr. Sarah Wackerbarth will assume the role of Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Kentucky (...
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...
Mismatch between Medicare policy and community needs in rural hospital closures Jun 18, 2019 Dr. Ty Borders of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health has been widely cited on the impact of rural hospital closures across Appalachia. National...
MHA Program Reaccredited by CAHME May 31, 2019 The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health has been reaccredited for seven years—the maximum...
Report: Rural suicide prevalence continues to outweigh urban, rural-specific prevention strategies may be needed May 29, 2019 A new report from the University of Kentucky Rural and Underserved Health Research Center examines the prevalence of suicidal thoughts, plans, and attempts among...

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