College of Public Health students graduating


Posted: May 13, 2016

A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers and published in Nature shows a potential new biological marker for the development of obesity and a possible target for obesity prevention and treatment.

Posted: May 5, 2016

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees today approved 17 University Research Professorships for the 2016-17 year.

Posted: April 27, 2016

The US is generally prepared to manage public health emergencies like the Houston floods, a Zika virus outbreak or a potential bioterrorist attack, but health protections aren’t distributed evenly across the country, according to a new state-by-state analysis.

Posted: April 25, 2016

Donna Arnett, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, outlined implications for researchers as the nation’s health care system pivots toward precision medicine during the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) 11th annual conference on April 21, 2016.

Posted: April 22, 2016

University of Kentucky's Larry Goldstein MD and Donna Arnett, Ph.D., took part in drafting a policy statement that was published in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) flagship journal Circulation this month.

The statement was intended to provide a thorough review of the scientific underpinnings of the AHA’s public advocacy strategies as they pertain to the association's 2020 Strategic Impact Goals, which target a 10-year 20 percent improvement in the cardiovascular health of all Americans and a 20 percent reduction in deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Posted: April 14, 2016

University of Kentucky researchers Robin Vanderpool and Mark Dignan are leading projects funded by the National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities to continue Markey Cancer Center’s community-based efforts aimed at reducing cancer rates in Appalachia. Both programs are funded for three years.

Posted: April 6, 2016

Tele-Town Hall with the Surgeon General

Friday, April 8, 2016

Posted: April 6, 2016

Dr. Corrine Williams has been recommended by Dean Arnett for the position of Director of Graduate Studies for the Master of Public Health Degree. She will serve for a three-year term, effective April 1. This appointment has been confirmed by Dr. Susan Carvalho, Graduate Dean.

Posted: April 4, 2016

During National Public Health Week, we join together to enhance public health -- the foundation of our security and well-being -- here at home and around the world. By supporting health professionals and embracing our obligations to promote public health and protect our planet, we can uphold our shared responsibility to preserve the promise of a happy and healthy life for our children and grandchildren.

Posted: April 1, 2016

Dr. Rice Cowan Leach, a life-long Public Health servant and Lexington’s Commissioner of Health, died Friday, April 1, following a battle with cancer. He was 75.

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