Dr. Sheila Davidson Pressley, who holds a Doctorate in Public Health from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, was the recipient of a Lyman T.
Planning to attend American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting in Atlanta Nov. 4-8?
All UK CPH alumni, faculty, staff, students, and community partners are welcome to join us at a reception Nov. 6, 6-8 pm, at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks, 190 Marietta St.
The Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, a bona fide agent for the Kentucky Department for Public Health and a center of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, will receive $600,000 over the next 3 years from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S.
Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield, Bosomworth Professor Emeritus, University of Kentucky College of Public Health and College of Medicine, is co-author with Dr. William C. Keck of Northeast Ohio Medical University, of the editorial “Deaths of Despair: Why? What to do?”.
UK College of Public Health Visiting Speaker Series
Dr. J. Kathleen Tracy, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine
As the health care debate continues on Capitol Hill, a new paper out of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health demonstrates a little-discussed benefit of Medicaid expansion – a drop in crime rates. Dr.
Although organic solvents are often used in agricultural operations, neurotoxic effects of solvent exposure have not been extensively studied among farmers. To fill this knowledge gap, a team including University of Kentucky College of Public Health researchers conducted an analysis examined associations between questionnaire-based metrics of organic solvent exposure and depressive symptoms among farmers. Their findings appear in the International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health.
When rural women face barriers to receiving Pap smears and HPV screening, can a program utilizing self-collected samples help? A group of University of Kentucky College of Public Health investigators collaborated with partners in Louisiana to study the of feasibility self-collected vaginal swab testing to screen poor, rural women of color for HPV and associated cancer risk. Results appear in the September 2017 issue of Preventive Medicine Reports.