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Posted: October 28, 2016

Donna Arnett, dean of the Univesity of Kentucky College of Public Health, was featured during "UK at the Half" that aired during the UK vs. Mississippi State football game, broadcast on radio Oct. 22.

"UK at the Half" airs during the halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast and is hosted by Carl Nathe of UK Public Relations and Marketing.

To hear the Oct. 22 "UK at the Half," click on the play button below. To view a transcript of the show, click here.

Posted: October 4, 2016

90 minutes before he was killed on his first day of work as a temporary employee, 21-year-old Day Davis texted a picture of himself to his girlfriend, excited for their future. Now Day's sister, 17-year-old Antonia, searches for answers. An investigation reveals the troubling issues that led to Day's death and how the $100 billion temporary staffing industry is putting millions of American workers at risk.

Posted: October 2, 2016

Suicides outnumber homicides by nearly 4 to 1 so suicide has been in the forefront of our research focus. Dr. Sabrina Brown, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, recently appeared on the “Public Health Minute,” a radio segment syndicated to National Public Radio affiliates.

Dr. Brown discussed the Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System, which addresses the need for accurate surveillance and data analysis to identify those populations at risk for violent death.

Posted: September 15, 2016

Responding to an environmental health emergency requires public health workers to enter the field, work alongside community members, and educate residents about risk-reduction measures.

Posted: September 14, 2016

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and UK Executive Vice President for Health Affairs (EVPHA) Dr. Michael Karpf today announced Karpf’s decision to retire in 2017 following the hiring and appropriate transition period for his replacement.

 

Posted: September 7, 2016

Dr. Michael D. Singleton, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, published new research on the protective effects of motorcycle helmets in the journal Traffic Injury Prevention. The article, “Differential protective effects of motorcycle helmets against head injury,” was published online on September 2, 2016.

Posted: August 31, 2016

Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and UK College of Medicine recently published a landmark study examining the relationships between diabetes and two types of cognitive dysfunction, Alzheimer’s disease and cerebrovascular disease.

Posted: August 25, 2016

The University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy within the College of Public Health. This position leads a multi- disciplinary academic department focused on building scientific evidence and cultivating a next- generation workforce needed to improve health care delivery, population health, and health equity.

Posted: August 19, 2016

A new research center operated within the University of Kentucky College of Public Health will investigate and inform health policies and services affecting impoverished rural communities around the nation.

Posted: August 17, 2016

Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council, came to Lexington, Ky., ten years ago to investigate the crash of Comair Flight 5191 at Bluegrass Airport. To mark the anniversary of the flight investigation, Hersman returns to Kentucky to present the University of Kentucky College of Public Health Distinguished Lecture on August 26, 2 to 3 p.m., in the Pavilion A auditorium of UK Chandler Hospital. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Kentucky Injury Prevention Research Center (KIPRC) and Kentucky Safe Communities.