Three faculty members within the College of Public Health have been accepted into the UK eLearning Innovation + Design Lab. Participants in this program will engage in an intensive faculty development program and take part in one or two Faculty Learning Communities about Online and Blended Learning Innovation to share best practices in learning and teaching, commit to future related research, and apply new skills and knowledge gained from the program within their teaching practice.
Jessamine County is the second county in Kentucky to receive this national designation with assistance from the Safe Communities America Initiative based at the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC). Safe Communities America director Carrie Nie, Jessamine County Judge-Executive David West and Nicholasville Mayor Pete commemorated the accreditation at a ceremony held at West Jessamine High School Auditorium.
College of Public Health Magazine
The first ever College of Public Health Magazine is now available online! This inaugural edition features news and stories about our faculty, students, and research.
In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has joined 68 of the nation’s top cancer centers in issuing a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer.
he University of Kentucky Global Health Initiative is welcoming its second annual Global Health Case Competition, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the UK College of Pharmacy.
Fifteen interdisciplinary student teams representing 15 different colleges will develop strategies to address a critical global health scenario during the Global Health Case Competition.
Adults ages 50 and older who harbor a passion for furthering their knowledge are invited to learn about courses and programs offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) during the OLLI Open House on Jan. 21.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has appointed Terry Bunn, a University of Kentucky preventive and environmental medicine expert and director of the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC), as a member of an independent advisory committee to the director of NIOSH.
The University of Kentucky College of Public Health’s mission of promoting optimal health across populations is underscored by its work to advance research, serve disadvantaged communities and prepare students for meaningful careers in the public health workforce.
Results from a collaborative study involving researchers at University of Kentucky College of Public Health and Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health suggest the ongoing Medicaid expansions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have the potential to improve health insurance coverage and access to behavioral health care among low-income adults with mental health and substance use disorders.