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Practicum

All students complete a 240-hour practical experience in a public health setting under the mentorship of a faculty member and the supervision of an on-site public health professional. For a complete description of the practicum requirements see Practicum Manual (pdf file).

Currently Approved Sites

Ephriam McDowell Regional Medical Center
Gainesville Hematology & Oncology Associates
Hardin Memorial Hospital
Lake Cumberland District Health Department
Laurel Co. Health Department
Madison Co. Health Department
Mercer Co. Health Department
Michael Mallotz Skilled Nursing Pavilion
Muhlenberg Co. Health Department
Owensboro Mercy Health System, Inc.
Pattie A. Clay Hospital
Southern Hills Medical Center
St. Mary's Health System, Inc.
Susan Vanstone
UK Center for Rural Health
UK Kentucky Clinic
University of Kentucky Hospital
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Portland, OR
Veterans Affairs Medical Center -Louisville
Whitehouse Clinic, Berea and McKee
Williamsburg Nursing Home

Other Possible Sites (agreement required)

Adanta Clinical Services
Alzheimer's Association
American Heart Association
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Berea Family Resource Center
Berea Hospital
Buckhorn Cabinet for Family Services
Central Baptist Hospital
Creative Water Solutions
Cumberland Co. Cooperative Extension Service
EKU Student Health Services
Estill Co Health Dept
Fort Hamilton Hospital Center for Health & Wellness
GE-Louisville
Health Education Through Extension Leadership (HEEL)
International Coal Group, Inc
Kentucky Easter Seal Society, Inc.
Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates
Ky DPH, Division of Epi. & Health HIV/AIDS
Ky DPH, Division of Epidemiology & Health Plan
Lake Cumberland District Health Department
Laurel Co. Health Department
Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Dept.
Louisville Metro Center for Health Equity
Madison Co. Health Department
Mercer Co. Health Department
Mercy Health Partners
Mercy Health Partners
Mulenburg Co HD
Pediatric & Adolescent Associates
Richmond Active Day Center
Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital
St. Luke Hospital West
UK Kentucky Clinic
University of Kentucky Children's Hospital

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