Our Website Has Moved!

The new address for the University of Kentucky College of Public Health is www.uky.edu/publichealth.

New Department Addresses
Health Behavior
Health Services Management
Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health

About Us

Big Ideas Start Small

Kentucky Justice Center for Elders and Vulnerable Adults Fall 2012 Conference Registration

Challenges of End-of-Life Issues:
The Good, Bad & Ugly
Friday, November 16, 2012 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital Auditorium Pavilion A, Lexington, KY

Thank you to all attendees of the 2012 KY Justice Center Conference: Here are the links for requested conference presentations.

Welcome to the University of Kentucky Justice Center for Elders and Vulnerable Adults (JCEVA). The Center was launched Friday, June 12, 2009, by a visionary community of concerned citizens. These professionals are from all walks of life including law enforcement, financial and medical professionals, government officials and also your next door neighbor. The Justice Center for Elders and Vulnerable Adults (JCEVA) is housed at the University of Kentucky in the College of Public Health, under the direction of Dr. Pamela B. Teaster, Ph.D.

Our Vision and Mission

Creating a Safe Reality for the Elderly and Vulnerable

The Center is dedicated to research and educational efforts intended to make a difference in the lives of older Kentuckians. Textbooks and research speak to the huge problem of abuse, neglect and exploitation of the elderly whether it takes the form of emotional, financial, mental, physical, sexual or social mistreatment.

The Extent and Implication of Elder Abuse

Just the Facts-

Here's how you can help –

We want to make a difference; a change that will measurably improve the lives of Kentucky elders and vulnerable adults:

We invite you to join us in turning any of the following big ideas into reality. 

Research Efforts
Educational Efforts