The University of Kentucky Student Public Health Association (SPHA) is a student affiliate of the Kentucky Public Health Association (KPHA). It is a non-profit organization for students of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and other individuals interested in public health. UKSPHA promotes student involvement in the public health community, participates in service and outreach projects that promote healthy communities, and represent the needs of students of the College of Public Health.

Any student at the University of the Kentucky who is interested in public health issues can join regardless of their year in school or academic college. For questions about how to join Student Public Health Association, visit our page on BBNvolved or email

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Officers 2021 - 2022


Carla Gonzalez

Vice President

Katie Boroughs


Sam Riordan


Leah Harold

Staff Advisor

Jillian Faith