Professor Helps Lead American School Health Association

Dr. Elizabeth Whitney’s contributions to the field of school health have been recognized by the American School Health Association (ASHA). She recently advanced to fellowship status with the organization and will serve on its 2020 board of directors. Whitney, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education … Read More

UK Researcher’s Study Focuses on Painful Hip Condition

Written by Amanda Nelson University of Kentucky researchers are in search of answers for those who suffer from a painful hip condition known as Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS). A study in the January issue of Clinical Biomechanics helps shed light on the short-term outcome of anthroscopic surgery for the condition. … Read More

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Professor, Alumni Receive Honors

A faculty member and four alumni from the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky College of Education have been recognized for contributions to their fields. The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) named: Heather Erwin, chair of the Department of Kinesiology … Read More

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Professor Recognized for Helping Students Conduct Research, Apply to Grad School

University professors like Dr. Marilyn Campbell know their students well, give them opportunities to be part of their research, and provide mentorship on everything from personal issues to graduate school applications. As a lecturer at the University of Kentucky College of Education, Campbell ensures students have a chance for hands-on … Read More

Researchers and Students Helping Curb Vaping Trend

Dr. Melinda Ickes, an associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, recently wrote an opinion piece published in the Courier-Journal and a blog featured on the Youth Engagement Alliance for Tobacco Control website. Ickes described #iCANendthetrend, an evidence-informed prevention program developed by researchers and … Read More

To Google or Not To Google: When to Research Your Symptoms Online

Written by Kristen Mark, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. The department offers a certificate and bachelor’s and doctoral degree options in Health Promotion. We all dread the first sign of illness. Is it a cold or the flu? Sore … Read More

College of Education Student Follows Passion for Helping Tobacco-Users

Written by Chelsea Hobbs, News Intern Sierrah Miley, a senior in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, is passionate about helping others improve their health. She recently returned from the Atlantis Clinical Fellowship, where she shadowed surgeons in neurology, ears/nose/throat, and obstetrics and gynecology in Lisbon, Portugal. “The culture … Read More

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