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Ellen Hahn PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, Marcia A. Dake Professorship

Ellen J. Hahn is a Professor in the Colleges of Nursing and Public Health at UK and Director of BREATHE including the Tobacco Policy Division, the Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP), and the Radon Policy Division. She also serves as Interim Director of UK-CARES (Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences) and Leader of its Community Engagement Core. She holds the Marcia A. Dake Endowed Professorship in the College of Nursing. Dr. Hahn is Deputy Director of UK-CARES (Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences) and Leader of its Community Engagement Core. She is also a Faculty Associate at UK’s NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center, and a member of the Lung Cancer Translational Research Group. Dr. Hahn received her undergraduate degree in nursing from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University. She earned a Master of Arts in Health Education from The Ohio State University and a Master of Science in community health nursing from Indiana University. In 1992, she completed a PhD in health policy/health of the community with a minor in substance abuse and the family at Indiana University School of Nursing. Through KCSP, Dr. Hahn and her colleagues have assisted many of Kentucky’s over 50 communities to go smoke-free. Hahn and colleagues have published multiple smoke-free workplace policy outcome studies showing positive health effects and no harm to business. In 2011, Dr. Hahn is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Hahn was named the 2012 UK Provost’s Public Scholar, and is Ambassador for Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 257-2358

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: ejhahn00@email.uky.edu

Office: 519 COLLEGE OF NURSING

Education

PhD, Indiana University, 1992
MSN, Indiana University, 1991
MA, Ohio State University, 1977
BSN, Case Western Reserve University, 1975

Interests

Tobacco policy research; lung cancer prevention; radon risk reduction

CV

Dr. Ellen Hahn's CV

Grants

University Partnership – Enhancing Tobacco Dependence Treatment for Kentucky Medicaid Recipients
Project Period: Sunday, July 1, 2018
Total Award: $858,265
Sponsor: Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services
Community Partnerships for Tobacco Use Prevention
Project Period: Sunday, July 1, 2018
Total Award: $310,361
Sponsor: Kentucky Department of Public Health
Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences: Community Outreach and Engagement Core
Project Period: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Total Award: $974,015
Sponsor: National Institute of Environmental Sciences
Clean Indoor Air Partnership Radon
Project Period: Friday, July 1, 2016
Total Award: $130,000
Sponsor: Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH)
Radon and Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers of Lung Cancer Risk
Project Period: Friday, July 1, 2016
Total Award: $150,000
Sponsor: Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Fund