August 2, 2018
The Thursday Letter

August 17 - 21: K-Week
August 17: CPH Graduate Student Orientation
August 21: CPH Undergraduate Student Orientation
August 22: Fall Semester Begins
October 20: UK Homecoming and CPH Tailgate
New Faculty
On August 1, the College of Public Health welcomed three new faculty members. They are
(L-R) Dr. Marc Kiviniemi, Professor and Chair, Department of Health, Behavior & Society; Dr. Anna Kucharska-Newton, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology; and Dr. Emily Slade, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics.
Suicide Loss Inspires MPH Alumna
Via UKNnow: "How Loss Inspired UK Alumna's Work in Student Wellness," a profile of 2018 MPH graduate Kyra Patel.

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In the Media
Dr. Terry Bunn, Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) director, participated in the "A Way Forward" panel on recovery from addiction, held July 19 at Spalding University in Louisville. The Louisville Courier-Journal sponsored the event.


Research and Reports
High School Football Injuries
Dr. Charlotte Baker lead author of the publication "Factors related to return to play after knee injury in high school football athletes," appearing in the Annals of Epidemiology. Co-authors are Dr. Steve Browning, Dr. Terry Bunn, Dr. Richard Charnigo, and Dr. Wayne Sanderson.

Dr. Philip Westgate is a co-author of "The effect of transcutaneous spinal direct current stimulation on corticospinal excitability in chronic in complete spinal cord injury," appearing in the journal NeuroRehabilitation. Dr. Elizabeth Salmon Powell, UK Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is the lead author.

Dr. Bin Huang is a co-author of "Geographical, racial and socio-economic variation in life expectancy in the US and their impact on cancer relative survival," appearing in PLoS One. Dr. Angela B. Mariotto, National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences is the lead author.