Our Website Has Moved!

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

New Department Addresses
Biostatistics
Epidemiology
Gerontology
Health Behavior
Health Services Management
Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health

Photo of Dr. Holsinger greeting the students

Student Development Workshops

Fall 2009

All sessions in Conference room 202 unless otherwise noted 12:00-1:00 p.m.

October

10/1/09 - “Developing a Professional Resume and Career Vitae“ – Ms. Brooke Brown
Topic summary: This workshop will focus on resume and vitae writing and preparation in order to get the interview and tools for building a portfolio of experiences for post-graduate work and employment.

10/15/09 - “Scientific Writing” -- Professor F. Douglas Scutchfield, M.D., Health Services Management, College of Public Health—Rm. 202
Topic summary: These workshops will focus on the skills needed to successfully build your scientific writing style in order to better prepare for publishing in professional journals and enhancing the capstone defense preparation.

10/22/09 - “Managing Stress as a Graduate Student” -- Felito Aldarondo, UK Counseling and Test Center.
Topic summary: Where does your stress live? In your shoulders? In your impatience with loved ones? In between you and a good night of sleep? This workshop will provide strategies to help you identify and manage the unavoidable stress of graduate student life.

November

11/5/09 - “ Problem Solving I” -- Ms. Karin Lewis ,MS, Director of UK Academic Enhancement, Counseling & Testing Center

11/12/09 - “Problem Solving II”
Topic summary: These workshops will help participants develop on-the-job problem solving skills requiring critical thinking and group consensus needed to resolve public health community challenges. Participants will be required to engage in fact finding and team building exercises to arrive at the best possible solutions resulting in a written product by students in a narrative summation for critique and review.

Spring 2010

Final Friday Film Fest

All sessions in CPH115 unless otherwise noted 11:30 p.m.

January

1/29/2010 - "Food, INC."

February

2/26/2010 - "Sick Around The World"
"In Sick Around the World, FRONTLINE teams up with veteran Washington Post foreign correspondent T.R. Reid to find out how five other capitalist democracies -- the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland -- deliver health care, and what the United States might learn fromtheir successes and their failures."

March

3/26/2010 - "The Garden"
"The Garden has the pulse of verité with the narrative pull of fiction, telling the story of the country's largest urban farm backroom deals, land developers, green politics, money, poverty, power, and racial discord. The film explores and exposes the fault lines in American society and raises crucial and challenging questions about liberty, equality, and justice for the poorest and most vulnerable among us."