KHP Faculty and Alumnus Receive KAHPERD Awards

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Dr. Liz Whitney, Assistant Professor in Health Education and KHP alumnus, LaDonda Porter, physical education teacher at Beaumont Middle School in Lexington, received awards at the annual Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) conference on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Dr. Whitney received the award for University … Read More

Alumna Recognized for Arts Integration

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Dr. Meredith Sims, a UK College of Education alumna who was advised during her doctoral work by Dr. Heather Erwin in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, was recently recognized for her promotion of arts integration. Sims is an assistant professor of dance and coordinator of the dance education … Read More

Health Promotion Graduate Students Present Research at ASHA

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Kinesiology and Health Promotion graduate students Mallory Brown (Ph.D. student), Donovan Ross (Ph.D. student), and Hannah Bourg (masters student) attended the 2018 Annual Conference of the American School Health Association (ASHA) October 4 – 6, 2018, in Indianapolis, IN. Both Mallory Brown and Donovan Ross presented their original research in … Read More

SCAPA Students Engage in Healthy Snack Preparation

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Last week, middle school students in Angela Stark’s health class at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCAPA) were engaged in a three-tiered approach to teaching healthy snack preparation. Brenton Abshire, student teacher and Health/Physical Education major at the University of Kentucky, helped to contribute to and execute … Read More

KHP Faculty Connect With Teacher Education Students

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The Physical Education and Health Education faculty recently held a meet and greet with teacher education students to familiarize students with others in the program and with instructors of their core courses. The enthusiastic and engaged group learned about requirements for entering the program and helpful tips for successfully mastering … Read More

Monica Mundy, Ph.D. Student in Health Promotion, Accepted as a DREAM Scholar Associate

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Congratulations to Monica Mundy, Ph.D. student in Health Promotion, who was recently accepted as a DREAM Scholar Associate. The DREAM Scholars program is supported by the University of Kentucky’s College of Nursing, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET). As a DREAM Scholar Associate, … Read More

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