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

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 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. 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: 2265 Harrodsburg Road Suite 202 Lexington, KY 40504

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

Radon on the RADAR
Grant Primary Investigator: Ellen Hahn
Project Period: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Total Award: $2,696,029
Sponsor: National Institute of Environmental Health Science
Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences: Community Outreach and Engagement Core
Grant Primary Investigator: Ellen Hahn
Project Period: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Total Award: $974,015
Sponsor: National Institute of Environmental Sciences
Radon Measurement and Mitigation Training Project
Grant Primary Investigator: Ellen Hahn
Ellen Hahn, PI
Project Period: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Total Award: $17,857
Sponsor: Kentucky Association of Radon Professionals (KARP)
FRESH: Dual Home Screening for Lung Cancer Prevention
Grant Primary Investigator: Ellen Hahn
Ellen Hahn
Project Period: Saturday, September 1, 2012
Total Award: $2,100,353
Sponsor: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)