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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Dr. Juliann Sebastian was inducted into the College of Nursing Hall of Fame in 2011. She earned her bachelor's and masters in nursing from the CON and her doctorate in business administration from the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Dr. Sebastian previously served as assistant dean for Advanced Practice Nursing and professor here at the College.


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Alice Herman, PhD, RN, CNM, was inducted into the College of Nursing Hall of Fame in June 2007. After completing her basic nurse training, she trained to be a midwife and spent the next years in the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) in eastern Kentucky working with founder Mary Breckinridge.


Monday, February 20, 2017

Ten years ago, Zohn Centimole, a nurse anesthetist at UK HealthCare, noticed his elderly patients were concerned about short-term memory loss, which they attributed to anesthetics. While only temporary, the cognitive deficits caused by anesthesia can linger for several days post-surgery, a period of time when important medical decisions and conversations take place.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Lynne Jensen, PhD, RN, APRN, associate professor, is a key member of the College’s clinical faculty and a leader in nursing practice, research and interdisciplinary education.


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

UK College of Nursing Dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BCFAANtraveled to Washington D.C. on Thursday, Feb. 2 for National Cancer Prevention Day where she participated in discussions, lectures and a town hall meeting and spoke on behalf of Less Cancer–the campaign that works to keep prevention in the forefront of the cancer conversation. 


Monday, February 6, 2017

Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for global health at the University of Illinois College of Nursing, was inducted into the UK College of Nursing Hall of Fame in 2011. She is well known for her groundbreaking work in the 1980s related to chemically dependent nurses and is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in the area of alcohol use among sexual minority women.


Thursday, February 2, 2017

Lynn Kelso, MSN, APRN, FCCM, FAANP, assistant professor, teaches the academically rigorous Pathophysiology/Pharmacology course to BSN students and is a clinical instructor for their first major clinical experience in the hospital. They couldn’t be in better hands.


Thursday, February 2, 2017

In a time of divisiveness and uncertainty, Jessica Basham, a DNP student, wrote a heartwarming letter to her neighbor–a Palestinian immigrant–to make him feel welcome. “I just started writing,” said Basham. Basham said she put pen to paper and out came some of the most powerful words she’d ever written.


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Discover why "see blue." means so much to University of Kentucky College of Nursing alum Lacey Buckler. 


Saturday, January 21, 2017

January is Radon Action Month. Have you ever had your home's radon gas levels tested? Dr. Ellen Hahn stopped by WMMT to speak with host Kelli Haywood about the dangers of radon gas in your home and what you can do to limit your risk.