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EKU Public Health Grad Helps Save Lives by Bringing Resources to Communities Across the Commonwealth

Chase Barnes

With a service mentality, Chase Barnes, '15 '22, travels across Kentucky providing resources to prevent drug overdoses as the harm reduction program manager for the Kentucky Department for Public Health. 

Campus-Wide Health Fair Promotes Resources Available for the Colonel Community

Group of students at the health fair in front of Keen Johnson Building

Two of Eastern Kentucky University’s graduate students paved the way for public health students, planning and organizing a campus-wide health fair on Tuesday, April 4, for National Public Health Week. 

Mental Health Access Addressed in Podcast's Second Episode

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The Public Health program has released a new episode for its podcast: The Future of Public Health. This podcast features episodes on different conversations about the Public Health of Eastern Kentucky University.

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

Summer and Hailey

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.

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