At only 2 years old, Kacy Allen-Bryant, MSN, MPH, RN, lecturer, lovingly tended to her grandmother’s ankle injury. As a teen, she helped her grandmother care for newborns recently discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
Katie Voigts, BSN, RN, PhD student at the UK College of Nursing, was recently named a 2018 DREAM Scholar, supported by the College of Nursing, Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET).
Terry Lennie, PhD, RN, FAAN, senior associate dean, recently discussed the importance of nutrition in overall heart health in an article featured on healthday.com.
The College of Nursing celebrated and honored its scholarship donors at its annual Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Lexington.
Zim Okoli, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, CTTS, associate professor, recently received a state contract from the Department of Medicaid Services entitled “University Partnership – Behavioral Health Tobacco Dependence Treatment.” Despite steady declines in the smoking use prevalence of the general US population in the past five decades, little change has been observed in some vulnerable sub groups, specifically, individuals in behavioral health settings (i.e. those with mental illness and substance use disorders).
Ellen Hahn PhD, RN, FAAN, professor, has received two grant awards; the first from the state of Kentucky entitled “University Partnership – Enhancing Tobacco Dependence Treatment” and the second from the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences supplement program entitled "Empowering Concerned Communities with Validated Approaches to Environmental Citizen Science.”
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is proud to announce it has been awarded a new grant of $10,000 from Jonas Philanthropies, a leading national philanthropic funder of graduate nursing education.
For students in the UK College of Nursing, getting first-hand experience working in a clinical setting is an integral part of their training. But recently, five students went beyond the clinics and hospitals of the Bluegrass to apply their training in a different setting: Centro Médico Hombro a Hombro clinic in Ecuador.
On August 15, 2018, College of Nursing faculty and staff participated in the annual Retreat4Ward to updated the College's strategic goals using the Appreciative Inquiry and SOAR methods.
Evelyn Parrish, PhD, APRN-BC, associate professor and director of Accreditation & Strategic Outcomes as well as DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Track co-coordinator, was elected to serve on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) board as a member of the Nominating Committee.