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Posted: May 16, 2013

The Laboratory of Environmental Epigenetics at the Harvard School of Public Health (Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology; PI: Andrea Baccarelli) invites highly motivated applicants to a 2‐3 year Postdoctoral Fellow position in computational environmental epigenomics...

Posted: May 15, 2013

This past year, many of our students and faculty were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in service, research and academia.

These awards are not only an honor, but also a reflection of their dedication and passion for excellence.

Posted: May 6, 2013

Ms. Amirah Abullah, DrPH Candidate at the University Of Kentucky College Of Public Health, has been selected for the Southeastern Healthy Equity Council (SHEC) summer internship.

The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) is one of ten regional health equity councils in the U.S. formed in 2011 as part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA), which is the first national multi-sector community- and partnership-driven effort on behalf of health equity, spearheaded by the federal Office of Minority Health (OMH). 

Posted: May 6, 2013

Ms. Amirah Abullah, DrPH Candidate at the University Of Kentucky College Of Public Health, has been selected for the Southeastern Healthy Equity Council (SHEC) summer internship.

The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) is one of ten regional health equity councils in the U.S. formed in 2011 as part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA), which is the first national multi-sector community- and partnership-driven effort on behalf of health equity, spearheaded by the federal Office of Minority Health (OMH).

Posted: April 22, 2013

This past Thursday, long-time KFTC member and community advocate Beverly May visited Berea College to receive the Berea College Service Award, an honor conferred to those deemed by the college to be “persons who in their daily lives and service to humanity have exemplified the Great Commitments.”

Posted: January 3, 2013

The University of Kentucky Center for Drug Abuse Research Translation (CDART) has received a $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), funding which will continue the center's long history of developing novel intervention strategies that target high-risk individuals.

Posted: January 3, 2013

Lexington, Ky, – The UK College of Public Health's Department of Health Behavior selected Community Action Council, in Lexington, Kentucky to receive holiday gift baskets with gift cards, children's books and toys as a part of its December 2012 Holiday celebration. Thanks go to Lindsay Griffith, Development Manager for working with Dr. Linda Alexander to identify acceptable items for the Council's target population.

Posted: December 21, 2012

Mark Swanson, associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, and Nancy Schoenberg, the Marion Pearsall Professor in the Department of Behavioral Science, UK College of Medicine, have been awarded a three year R24 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) to explore ways to reduce and eliminate health disparities.

Posted: December 17, 2012

Kate Eddens, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Behavior, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, served as co-editor and author of numerous articles in the December supplement of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, which focused on research partnerships with 2-1-1 to eliminate health disparities.

Posted: December 17, 2012

Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, MD, FCAP, Commissioner, Kentucky Department for Public Health presented at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health’s Grand Rounds. Over 70 people, from various colleges across campus, attended the presentation that was held at the Hilary J. Boone Center on November 30.