• Peer health educators

    Our student Peer Health Educators provide students with health information and connect them to other campus resources. PHEs have the ability to develop skills in leadership, public speaking, peer-to-peer information sharing, outreach, marketing and evaluation. If you are interested in being a Peer Health Educator, email Fadyia.Lowe@uky.edu for more information.

    Our Peer Health Educators cover a variety of topics including tobacco cessation, nutrition, body image, stress management and sexual health. To schedule a peer health education program for your residence hall, student organization or Greek chapter, see below!

    Programs Presented by THE SEXPERTS

    The Sexperts are Peer Health Educators with the mission of providing inclusive, honest, and accurate sexual health information to University of Kentucky students. To stay up-to-date on events and get tips on having a healthy sex life as a college student, follow The Sexperts on Twitter (@UKSexperts) and like the “University of Kentucky Sexperts” page on Facebook!

    Please send an email to uksexperts@gmail.com to request a program.

    Know Your Sweet Spots

    One of the major components to having a healthy, safe, and pleasurable sexual experience is knowing our bodies. This program covers basic sexual/reproductive anatomy and physiology through a fun trivia game.

    What’s Your (Safer) Sexpertise

    In this engaging trivia game, participants learn about the state of sexual health on campus and the basics of having a healthy sex life as a college student.

    Pillow Talking

    As official Bedsider.org representatives, The Sexperts cover the basics of the most common birth control methods and provide resources to empower participants to take control of their bodies and to choose when pregnancy is right for them.

    Peaches and Eggplant

    This program uses fun and engaging activities to teach participants about the importance of safety and communication when using dating apps. The Sexperts discuss the language used to talk about sex and how this affects our perceptions and expectations.

    Programs Presented by Peer Health Educators

    Please send an email to Fadyia Lowe at fadyia.lowe@uky.edu to request a program.

    Hunger Game

    Be ready to compete in this team style “Jeopardy” game that will teach students healthy eating habits. This program will focus on nutrition-related topics, such as MyPlate, common nutrition myths or facts and eating on campus

    Wheel of Wellness

    Come learn how to live a fulfilled and healthy life while in college. In this program, participants will learn the six dimensions of wellness, what impact the dimensions have on their health, and what they can do to increase their overall sense of well-being.

    Less Stress More Success

    Through this interactive program, students learn about causes and consequences of stress and how to manage it. Students will have the opportunity to assess their own stress level and develop a brief plan to manage or reduce the daily stressors in their life.

    Love Your Selfie

    Negative body image can affect overall health, sense of well-being, and academic performance. This program will focus on the importance of positive self-image and societal pressures regarding appearance.