With Baptist Health Floyd earning a Pathway to Excellence® (Pathway) designation, Baptist Health becomes the only health system worldwide to have all of its affiliated hospitals receive a designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) with a combination of either Pathway to Excellence® or Magnet Recognition Program®.
Jean Edward PhD, RN, assistant professor, recently received an internal award from the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Review Committee.
Hazel Chappell, MSN, RN, director of Continuing Education, and her team, Drs. Lynn Roser and Marcia Stanhope recently received an R13 conference grant award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
From school to summer camp, Leslie Scott gives kids with Type 1 diabetes the tools they need to lead happy, healthy lives.
Ellen Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor, and her team recently received a two-year, $310,361 funding from the Kentucky Department for Public Health for their Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy.
Kristin Ashford, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAAN, professor, and Amanda Fallin-Bennett, PhD, RN, assistant professor, received an R34 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse entitled “Behavioral and Enhanced Perinatal Intervention for Cessation (B-EPIC): Reducing Tobacco use among Opioid Addicted Women.”
The Phyllis D. Corbitt Community Health Center in Wimore is now a full service primary care clinic, providing accessible health services in Jessamine County and surrounding counties
The University of Kentucky recently ranked among the top 25 campuses in the nation for LGBTQ* inclusion and safety. UK received five out of five stars for overall campus climate from Campus Pride Index, a national benchmarking tool for colleges and universities which self-assesses LGBTQ*-friendly policies, programs and practices, conducted by and for LGBTQ* experts in the field of higher education.
Evelyn Parrish, PhD, APRN-BC, associate professor, director of Accreditation & Strategic Outcomes and DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Track co-coordinator, met Dr. Damon A. Williams, author of the best-selling books “Strategic Diversity Leadership: Activating Change and Transformation in Higher Education” and “The Chief Diversity Officer: Strategy, Structure and Change Management” as well as the monograph “The Role of the Chief Diversity Officers in Academic Medicine" on June 11.
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin appointed Jessica Wilson, PhD, APRN, assistant professor and RN-BSN track coordinator, to a four-year term on the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Board of Directors as well as its Education Committee effective June 30th.