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Phillip Rumrill, PhD, CRC, appointed Director of Research and Training for the UK Human Development Institute

The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute announces the appointment of Phillip Rumrill, PhD, CRC as the Director of Research and Training with a faculty appointment in the area of Rehabilitation Counseling. Dr. Rumrill received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Keene State College in New Hampshire and his doctorate from the University of Arkansas. He is a nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and most recently served as the Founding Director of the Center for Disability Studies at Kent State University and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Employment Assistance Services.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Rumrill has authored or co-authored 251 professional journal articles; 42 book chapters, monographs, measurement instruments, and training manuals; and 15 books. He is a highly sought out speaker at national and international conferences in health care, social sciences, rehabilitation, and education and has delivered addresses to consumer, professional, academic, and policymaking audiences in 43 states and U.S. territories and 18 countries since 1992.
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UK HDI Part of New Health Promotion Program for Individuals With Disabilities

The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute will participate with partners across the Commonwealth in a new health promotion program in concert with the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Development and Intellectual Disabilities. The initiative, called Project CHEER, will aim to positively impact the health and well-being of Kentuckians with physical and intellectual disabilities. Continue reading