As of the 2013 – 2014 academic year, CARERC has welcomed seventeen men and women as NIOSH-funded trainees. This includes four doctoral students in Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing, four MPH students in agricultural occupational safety and health, six MS-SSEM students in occupational safety, and three MS candidates in mining safety and health.
Trainees’ research projects are as interesting and diverse as our CARERC trainees themselves, with capstone topics including
At the University of Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky University, CARERC trainees interact daily with nationally recognized faculty in nursing, epidemiology, mining, occupational safety and public health, among other disciplines. Trainees also have opportunity to participate in a variety of work site visits, scientific and trade conferences, and visiting lectures and workshops.