The University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology of the College of Public Health. This position leads a multidisciplinary academic department with 11 full-time primary faculty members who conduct research in a variety of sub-disciplines of epidemiology including cancer, aging, occupational/ environmental, infectious disease, genetic and social epidemiology, and substance use. In FY2017, department faculty garnered $1.9 million in primary research funding and $ 3.7 million in collaborative funding. Collaborative research funding with the other health sciences colleges on this land grant campus have been critical to the success of the faculty.
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.