Public Health University Collaboration

Public Health University Collaboration

​​​​​​​​​​Through the Center for Foundational Health, University Collaboration will connect local and state public health departments with universities, colleges and professional associations/organizations to create learning and education opportunities for public health professionals, staff and students by:

  1. ​Identifying and addressing education gaps needed for real-world public health application;
  2. Establishing pathways to public health careers through experiential learning, internships and apprenticeship programs;
  3. Implementing cross-sector collaboration between public health and academia for professional development through adjunct faculty positions and research opportunities; and
  4. Creating educational opportunities for staff to connect public health theory and practice​

Get Connected

​University faculty and staff can sign up for ReadyOp to stay in contact with Kentucky Department for Public Health Workforce Development program.​

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)​

  1. ​​​​​​Educational Assistance Handbook ​​​​​​​​
  2. Employee Learning and Development ​​

Check out Available Job Postings:

  1. Personnel Cabinet
  2. Go Hire ​– Select Kentucky Department for Public Health under categories.

Quick Links

Workforce Development Homepage

Center for Foundational Health

Student Internship Program​​

Additional Information

Contact Information