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

Programs & Services

The KAPHTC is available to support your agency and community through Accreditation Readiness in the following areas:

Strategic Planning

Workforce Development Planning


Facilitation for Community Engagement

The mission of the Kentucky Public Health Leadership Institute (KPHLI) is to strengthen the public health system in the commonwealth of Kentucky by improving the skills of the professionals who administer state, regional, and local public health systems. The Kentucky Public Health Leadership Institute serves as a catalyst for both leaders and public health entities within the state.

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Emergenetics is a multifaceted tool for understanding human behavior and the unique differences in the way people approach work and life.  Emergenetics is a proven, accurate system to empower people to harness their optimal methods for thinking and action. Only the Emergenetics Profile provides a full portrait of everyone’s true essence—including thinkin and behavior preferences and communication styles.  Emergenetics closely supports the Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Training Center’s vision for public health workforce development, by advancing a system of strengths-based approaches to communication, teamwork and work styles.  Emergenetics helps us understand our Thinking and Behavioral Attributes as well as other people we interact with.

These educational activities will utilize a multidisciplinary team of health care providers to provide state-of-the-art training in the diagnosis and management of dementia specifically targeting providers in Appalachia Kentucky. The information provided will prove useful to health care providers irrespective of their individual clinical roles in the health care system, and will further broaden awareness of the need for a multidisciplinary approach in the management of dementia that is critical for the health of our aging population in these medically underserved, healthcare provider shortage areas.

2012 Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Dementia Research Update Gregory A. Jicha, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Neurology University of Kentucky College of Medicine Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Lexington, Kentucky.

As we move slowly toward a cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD), there is a tremendous potential for misinformation through traditional and social media sources.

Gain continuing education credits from the 2012 Online Summer Series on Aging through CECentral powered by UK Healthcare.  Professionals in case management, education, home health, long-term care, medicine, mental health, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, public health, recreation, rehabilitation, service provision, social work, state and regional aging planning, and other professions in the field can gain continuing education credits (CME, Participation Credit (Other), CPHCE, or CHES).