The University of Kentucky College of Public Health has presented its inaugural Outstanding Alumni Award to Yousuf J. Ahmad, a 2008 doctoral graduate of the college.
Public health researcher Richard Crosby says it will take extraordinary measures for that notion to gain wide acceptance, especially among those most at-risk for developing an HIV infection, which can lead to AIDS.
While critics of the Affordable Care Act use the problems of a newly launched website to discredit the law and the idea of expanded access to healthcare, new evidence keeps emerging of the benefits that expanding access to health coverage and investing in prevention and public health can bring to the people who need it most.
A new study review authored by the University of Kentucky's Dr. David Mannino examines the gender differences in the prevalence, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and how this information may ultimately be used to identify areas for future work.
The Health Resource Services Administration (HRSA) in partnership with the American Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) has given the Kentucky and Appalachia Health Training Center (KAPHTC) “Promising Practice” recognition for its two submissions,Public Health Training Center as Backbone Support Organizations for Accreditation Readiness and Statewide Needs Assessment Using Learning Management System and Engaging All Academic and Practice Partners.
Three health departments this week joined the growing ranks of those accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).
Five-year accreditation status was awarded Nov. 19 to the Kane County Health Department in Aurora, Ill.; the Kenosha County Division of Health in Kenosha, Wis.; and the Licking County Health Department in Newark, Ohio.
The University of Kentucky College of Public Health is pleased to share with our alumni new faculty appointments for 2013-2014.
Dr. David M. Mannino, professor and chair of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, has named been named a leading expert in COPD research and treatment.
No one can predict what will happen in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Because we see these changes as stretching well into the future, the Rockefeller Institute of the State University of New York and the Fels Institute of Government of the University of Pennsylvania are co-sponsoring a new national network of researchers in 29 states to study the implementation and evolution of the ACA.
Lorie Wayne Chesnut, DrPH, Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Kentucky, College of Public Health, has received a three-year, $465,000 contract as part of a larger $5.5 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant will establish the national Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workforce Development Center to be located at the University of North Carolina.