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