College of Public Health students graduating
Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Training Center

Experience TEDMED Free at the University of Kentucky.  

The Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Training Center (KAPHTC) has been featured twice in the Murray Ledger & Times for its work with the Murray-Calloway County Wellness Consortium to identify health priorities through a comprehensive Community Health Assessment.

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Creating jobs and making neighborhoods safer are keys to improving the health of people living in Fayette County. 

Jay Swacker talks about his practicum experience at the White House Clinics (WHC).

The Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Training Center (KAPHTC) organized a learning collaborative for accreditation coordinators through which training and roundtable discussions were held on topics of accreditation readiness. From this collaborative, a need for site-specific technical assistance with community health assessments and the...

Georgianne Tiu is working on a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Kentucky. Growing up in Harlan County, Kentucky, she learned firsthand about the difficulties that a...

Leadership Well Spring

We don’t often associate the word QUIT with leadership however; ceasing to do something that is not in keeping with our personal vision, mission, or ethics is a powerful leadership attribute. On Feb. 5th, CVS/Caremark announced that it will end the sale of tobacco products in its more than 7600...
It is MLK Day and each year I choose to participate in the “MLK Day of Service” in recognition of the vision of Dr. King. One of my favorite service projects is working with the various community garden projects when the weather is warmer so I spent time today packaging saved seeds for those...
Leaders learn the need for OPTIMISM.  Cynicism and pessimism occasionally serve a purpose but optimism is key for long-term results. I recently saw a post on a parenting blog about optimistic and pessimistic children that reminded me of a story I used to tell in management training. It is the story...