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!
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
email@example.com to request a program.
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
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
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.
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.
Please send an
email to Fadyia Lowe at
firstname.lastname@example.org to request a
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
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.
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.
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.