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We believe that preparing our future health champions to be career-ready is part of our commitment to student success and supplying our graduates with the right tools, experiences, partnerships, and relationships to make an impact. As a result, developing our workforce is vital.

As part of their degree program, MPH students are required to complete a practicum, where they will apply what they have learned in the classroom and engage in practice activities aligned with their career goals and interest areas in the field.

The practicum is designed to further develop our students into public health champions and get them ready for a valued career in public health service. The practicum field experience is tailored to our student's needs and professional interest. The students take a primary role in researching potential sites and identifying potential mentors.

Would you like to serve as a practicum site for our students? Have ideas on how we can increase opportunities for our students to learn? Contact us!

Practicum Organization Host Sites

  • Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) Internship Program
  • Kentucky Cancer Consortium, Lexington KY
  • Arbor Youth Services, Lexington KY
  • Lexington Clinic, Lexington KY
  • WEDCO District Health Department, Georgetown KY
  • Franklin County Health Department, Frankfort KY
  • Jessamine County Health Department, Nicholasville KY
  • Wild Health, Lexington KY
  • Laurel County Health Department, London KY
  • Markey Cancer Center Community Impact Office, Lexington KY
  • Kentucky Injury Prevention & Research Center, Lexington KY
  • Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network, Lexington KY
  • Kentucky Department for Public Health- Maternal & Child Health, Frankfort KY
  • Kentucky Department for Public Health-Epidemiology, Frankfort KY
  • Madison County Health Department, Richmond KY
  • Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, Lexington KY
  • Center for Health Equity and Transformation, Lexington KY
  • Bourbon County Health Department, Paris KY
  • Central Kentucky Recovery Center, Lexington KY
  • UK Athletics, Lexington KY
  • New Vista, Lexington KY

Janie Cambron, RS, MPH

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Associate Dean for Practice and Workforce Development

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