MHA Students Honored at Kentucky Hospital Association Annual Convention

May 10, 2019


Two students in the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health are recipients of scholarships from the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) Foundation. 


(left to right: Sikora, UK MHA program director Dr. Martha Riddell, Brooks, Kaho)

Christen Sikora, a native of Southlake, Texas, and an alumna of Furman University, received the Outstanding First-Year Student scholarship. Lucas Brooks, a native of Pineville, Ky., and an alumnus of Centre College, was honored as the Outstanding Graduating Student. These competitive awards are made annually to students enrolled in one of Kentucky’s three MHA programs. Sikora and Brooks received the awards at the 90th Annual Convention of the KHA, held May 8-10, 2019, in Lexington, Ky.. Both award presentations were made by Clint Kaho, president of the Kentucky chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and president of Baptist Health LaGrange.

The University of Kentucky College of Public Health is a catalyst of positive change for population health, with a mission to develop health champions, conduct multidisciplinary and applied research, and collaborate with partners to improve health in Kentucky and beyond.