University of Kentucky students, faculty and staff members will cheer for clear air as the campus celebrates the sixth year of the tobacco-free policy on Nov. 19.
Assistant Research Professor Amanda Fallin wrote a blog post for the the Network for the LGBT Health Equity's HealthLink, which is community-driven network of advocates and professionals looking to enhance LGBT health by eliminating tobacco use, and enhancing diet and exercise.
Four nurse leaders from the UK College of Nursing and UK HealthCare have been appointed as 2015 fellows by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) in honor of their service to the community and the nursing profession.
The U.S. has the largest and fastest growing market for e-cigs, and adult women of childbearing age are the most common users. However, no data exists regarding the health effects of e-cigs on pregnant women or their babies.
An anti-smoking campaign targeting members of the LGBT community and evaluated by University of Kentucky College of Nursing researcher Amanda Fallin was recently cited as a Huffington Post “LGBT Wellness Story of the Week.”
Professor Amanda Fallin and Clinical Associate Professor Patricia Freeman in the College of Pharmacy had an op-ed published in the Lexington Herald-Leader about the need for pharmacists to receive training in the use of naloxone for opioid overdose prevention...
Professor Ellen Hahn and Dean Janie Heath penned an op-ed that was featured in the Louisville Courier-Journal, and the Lexington Herald-Leader. The piece was written in response to a CDC report that admonished South Carolina, Texas and Kentucky...
Dr. Amanda Fallin, assistant research professor, recently published a study, "Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions," in the American Journal of Public Health.
Dr. Ellen Hahn is one of three UK faculty members who have been selected as associate directors to help lead the UK Center for Health Services Research (CHSR), said Dr. Mark V. Williams, director of the center.
As part of a weeklong tour across the state, the Smoke-Free Kentucky Coalition made a stop at the UK Markey Cancer Center on July 30 to promote better health for Kentuckians through smoke-free policies.