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Public Health Students Complete Capstone Presentations!

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Undergraduate public health students recently delivered their capstone presentations to EKU faculty, staff, and students! These capstone presentations showcased the work students completed during their internship experience.

HPAD Launches New Podcast to Kickoff National Public Health Week!

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The Department of Health Promotion and Administration is excited to announce its launch of a brand new podcast: The Future of Public Health. This podcast will feature episodes on different conversations about the Public Health of Eastern Kentucky University.

Public Health Student honored with ESG NCHEC Outstanding Undergraduate Major of the Year Award!

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Anne Goodman, a current undergraduate student with EKU Public Health, has received the 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Major of the Year Award from Eta Sigma Gamma "ESG" and National Commission for Health Education Credentialing!

HSA Student Anna Hammer

Anna Hammer

January 29, 2020 was a memorable day for Ms. Anna Hammer, a pre-health services administration major.  Ms. Hammer was one of 530 students entered for an opportunity to Spin the Wheel for a chance to receive a study abroad scholarship.  The scholarship also includes the costs of the airfare to the international destination.  Ms.

HEA 410 Spring 2020

HEA 410

Dr. Molly McKinney and her HEA 410, Social Marketing and Advocacy class participated in the American Heart Association Kentucky State Advocacy yesterday at the Capital.  Our students were able to meet with multiple legislators.

HPAD students complete SPA Capstone

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We would like to recognize Summer Amador and Hailey Hudson on the successful completion of their SPA Capstone this morning. Excellent dissemination of results in the Centro Bobby y Yoli in McCreary. @EKU_CHS Graduating with Public Health and Spanish is a great combination.

HSA Students at Scholar's Day


Health Services Administration majors Kelli Blount, Brittany Marsee, and Tyler Price at the 5th Annual College of Health Sciences Scholars Day.  Their poster “Commonwealth Cardiac Care:  Re-Engineering the Past to  Build a Successful Future” was selected as the Department of Health Promotion & Administration Outstanding Undergraduate Poster.

Dr. Phyllis Bryden is the recipient of the 2019 Sara C. Stice Award


Please join me in congratulating Dr. Phyllis Bryden.  She is the recipient of the 2019 Sara C. Stice Award.  The award was presented at the 2019 Kentucky Public Health Association Conference in Covington, KY.

HEA 410 Social Marketing and Advocacy in Public Health Class goes to Frankfort

Representative Stewart and Public Health Student Sadie Harris

HEA 410 Social Marketing and Advocacy in Public Health students spent the day in Frankfort meeting with their elected officials. A great opportunity for our students to learn about the process of advocacy for public health initiatives.

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