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Posted: February 10, 2017

The department of Health, Behavior & Society within the College of Public Health is seeking a tenured Professor as a Department Chair. The selected individual will be expected to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students throughout the College and with other colleges within the University. In addition, this position will be viewed nationally as a senior leader complementing and expanding existing departmental and College strengths, including cancer prevention and control, community-based interventions, dissemination and implementation science, practice-based research, and/or health disparities research. The selected individual will maintain an active research program with extramural support from NIH, CDC, health-related foundations, and/or other funding sources.

Posted: January 26, 2017

Researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health have published the paper “Facilitating Community Health Improvement Capacity Through Nongovernmental Public Health Partners.” The article by Dr. Angela L. Carman, Assistant Professor of Health, Behavior & Society, and Margaret L.

Posted: January 25, 2017

Using direct input from horse farm employees, managers, and owners, a group of researchers based at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health has put together a set of bilingual safety training materials* designed to equip horse farm managers and workers with information needed to stay safe on the job.

Posted: January 13, 2017

William B. Weeks, MD, PhD, MBA
​Professor
Departments of Psychiatry, Community and Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute
Dartmouth College

 

Posted: January 5, 2017

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Nancy Schoenberg, Associate Dean for Research, College of Public Health | Marion Pearsall Professor, Behavioral Science, College of Medicine about her efforts to increase cervical cancer screenings in Eastern Kentucky.

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Posted: January 5, 2017

This panel will feature the multidisciplinary expertise of researchers and practitioners engaged in addressing the heroin epidemic in Kentucky and beyond. Faculty, staff, and both undergraduate and graduate students will find this discussion of a timely, significant public health topic relevant to their work.

Posted: January 4, 2017

In the last decade, a growing emphasis on the Triple Aim of better health, improved quality, and lower cost has led to major shifts in healthcare payment, delivery and policy. We are learning what works, for whom, and about unintended consequences. As we face an uncertain future for healthcare reform, it is important to take stock of what we know and how we can continue to contribute to national, state and local discussions.

Posted: December 20, 2016

 The University of Kentucky Institute for Rural Health Policy has released a comprehensive report comparing and contrasting health behaviors and health care access in Kentucky's rural and metropolitan areas.

Posted: December 15, 2016

Dr. Anna Hoover, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health in the UK College of Public Health and Co-Lead of the UK Superfund Research Center Research Translation Core, was a featured speaker at the statewide Watershed Coordinators Workshop held in Frankfort, Ky., on December 8. In her session, "Communicating Risk, Promoting Action", Dr.

Posted: December 7, 2016
 

For over 10 years, the University of Kentucky has served as a national leader in bystander intervention programming through its innovative programs like Green Dot, AlcoholEdu and Haven. Now, university administrators and researchers are coming together to leverage UK’s expertise in this area of violence prevention to determine which types of programming are most impactful to incoming students.