December 20, 2018
News and Events
Congratulations, December 2018 Graduates!

PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Huong Luu
Whitney Tanner

Doctor of Public Health
Xuan Zhang

Master of Health Administration
Jared Smith
Reynalda Davis

Master of Public Health
Robert Taylor
Kara Richardson
Robert West
Keahna Akins
Laura Arnold
Stacy Ware
Audrey Bachmann Smith
Dannette Cook
Ashwin Krishna
Jessica Hoskins
Li Ding
Xiangya Meng
Feitong Lei
XiHua Mao

Bachelor of Public Health
Hannah Orr
Ryan Clark
Megan Damico
Aaliyah Sivils
Kara Barlow
James Bailey
Kelsey Vormbrock
Shannon Danis
Morgan Allen
Michael Shannon
Leovarda Eminoski Nunez
Yanling Zhou 
William Torres
Mackenzie Brinkworth
Abigail King 
Mira Mirzaian
Yasmine Jackson
Amanda Moser
Hayley Stephenson
Tiana Hempel
Jenna Rose
Madison Merzke
Megan Tully
Savannah Tucker
Cassity Teater
Ansley McElroy
Danielle Webb
Madison Lichtefeld

December 21: Last Day Campus Offices are Open Before Winter Break
January 2: Campus Offices Reopen
In the Media
Dr. Terry Bunn on the Opioid Crisis
"Behind the Blue" Podcast: Website Helps Kentuckians...

One of the biggest barriers to accessing treatment for substance use disorders can be the time it takes to find an open space in a treatment facility.

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Dr. Richard Crosby on HIV Prevention
A better way to prevent the spread of HIV | OUPblog

HIV prevention is now focused on finding at least 90% of the existing cases, putting at least 90% of those people in HIV treatment, and keeping the virus from multiplying in the body among 90% of those people retained in care (known as durable...

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Dr. Graham Rowles on the "Surveillance Zone"
Why windows with a view are so important to older people

Windows are something that many of us take for granted - they're just part of the houses we live in or the buildings we work in. And yet for older people, windows can be vital as a way to access the world, especially for those who spend a lot of...

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Research and Reports
A team of investigators led by Dr. Teresa M. Waters , Department of Health Management and Policy, examined whether the Community Oncology Medical Home (COME HOME) program, a medical home program implemented in seven community oncology practices, was associated with changes in spending and care quality. The results of their study appear in the Journal of Oncology Practice. Co-authors are Dr. Cameron M. Kaplan and Dr. Ilana Graetz , University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Mary M. Price , Mongan Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital; Dr. Barbara L. McAneny , Innovative Oncology Business Solutions, New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants; and Laura A. Stevens , Innovative Oncology Business Solutions. Their findings appear in the Journal of Oncology Practice.