EXPERTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

Faculty and research experts at the University of Kentucky (UK) are available to speak to the news media about a variety of topics ranging from finance and economics to literature and the arts. Members of the media wishing to interview or consult with these individuals should call (859) 257-1754.



 

UK EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON Comment on Affordable Care Act Ruling

Glen Mays, F. Douglas Scutchfield Professor of Health Services and Systems at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health
Contact: For interviews with Mays, contact Elizabeth Adams at elizabethadams@uky.edu; (859) 940-8104

Nicole Huberfeld, H. Wendell Cherry Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky and bioethics associate at the UK College of Medicine
Contact: For interviews with Huberfeld, contact Whitney Harder at whitney.harder@uky.edu; (270) 315-8850

Mays is a nationally recognized researcher on public health economics, health services and practice-based research networks.

Huberfeld's scholarship focuses on the cross-section between health care policy and constitutional law with current emphasis on federalism, federal spending power and Medicaid.


 

UK EXPERT AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON New migraine drugs

 

Siddarth Kapoor, Fellow of the American Headache Society, Director of the Headache Program at the University of Kentucky's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI), Assistant Professor of Neurology
Contact: (859) 218-5441; sidkapoor@uky.edu

 


UK EXPERT AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON New Cholesterol drugs

 

Thomas Whayne, Director of the Lipid Management Clinic at the University of Kentucky's Gill Heart Institute, Professor of Medicine
Contact: (859) 323-3705; thomaswhayne@uky.edu

 

 


UK EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON INTERNATIONAL POLITICS/DIPLOMACY

Carey Cavanaugh, Former Ambassador and Director of the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, Professor of Diplomacy
Contact: (859) 257- 4666 or (859) 317-0975; ambcavanaugh@uky.edu

 

 

Stacy Closson, Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
Contact: (859) 257-5201; stacy.closson@uky.edu

Robert Farley, Assistant Professor, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
Contact: (859) 257-4668; robfarley@uky.edu

Cavanaugh specializes in diplomacy, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, defense and conflict resolution

Clossen specializes in conflict resolution, diplomacy, humanitarian issues, arms control, and ethnic conflict

Farley specializes in military doctrine, national security, East Asia/Pacific, foreign policy and homeland security


 

UK EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON KENTUCKY POLITICS


Al Cross, Associate Extension Professor and Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community issues
Contact: (859) 257-3744; acros3@email.uky.edu

Stephen Voss, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Political Science 
Contact: (859) 257-4313 or (859) 333-0423; dsvoss@email.uky.edu

Cross, a former political reporter for the The Courier-Journal, specializes in community journalism, rural journalism, newspapers, and Kentucky politics

Voss specializes in Kentucky politics, voting behavior, political methodology, and racial/ethnic politics


 

UK EXPERT AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON CHILDREN AND AUTISM


Lisa Ruble, Professor of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, College of Education 
Contact: (859) 257-4829; lisa.ruble@uky.edu

Ruble specializes in autism spectrum disorders, assessment, consultation with schools/agencies, social skill development, teacher education

Updated June 30, 2015 by Web Administrator