Kentucky Public Health Association Annual Conference


The Northern Kentucky Convention Center hosted public health employees from across the state at the 71st Annual KPHA Conference, which was held April 10 through 12.  This year’s theme was, “New Public Health Challenges in an Ever-Changing World.”  Kenton County Judge Executive Kris Knochelmann welcomed conference attendees and presenters alike.

NKY Health staff were in attendance to share knowledge, unveil newly captured data and win awards.  Thanks to everyone who participated!

Judge Knochelmann helps to kick off the conference with an uplifting welcome speech.

Zack Raney, Epidemiology Manager, presented on our HIV cluster investigation, which focuses on individuals who inject drugs in Northern Kentucky.

Larry Smith and Laura Brinson discussing the intersection of HIV, HCV and addiction.

Debbie Young and Ned Kalapasev unveil a new story map – “Top Causes of Death in Northern Kentucky.”

Elizabeth Bishop presents her poster, “The Use of Citizen Science for Tobacco Prevention Advocacy.”

NKY Health received the Commissioner’s Award for Partnership and Community Integration for the SAEPs in Covington and Newport, and the Commissioner’s Award for Achievement of Public Health Accreditation.