College of Public Health students graduating

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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.

Posted: December 1, 2016

Dr. Wayne Sanderson will step down as the chair of the Department of Epidemiology effective December 31, 2016. He will continue as a professor in the College of Public Health.

Posted: November 2, 2016

The primary objective of this course is for students to gain experience with public health community programs and be involved in the collaborative planning and implementation of different service projects. The class format will be comprised of both in-class sessions and volunteering in the community with the public school system, health department, parks and recreation, after-school programs, etc. This will provide students with an opportunity for both classroom-based learning and real-world application.

Posted: November 2, 2016
This course provides graduate students who will serve the public health profession with an essential foundation for working anywhere in the U.S. or abroad to reduce the magnitude of the HIV epidemic. The course will comprehensively review multi-level approaches to preventing acquisition of HIV and reducing the odds of HIV transmission among HIV-infected persons. Individual, community, and population-level interventions will be introduced throughout the course. Emphasis on U.S. populations experiencing the most extreme disparities in HIV incidence will be provided.