Step back in time to 2014. The College of Nursing was in the middle of searching for a dean. The College’s Interim Dean, Patricia B. Howard, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, was negotiating with Norton Healthcare to expand the College’s DNP Program to five cohorts of Norton’s baccalaureate staff nurses. The demand for nursing education—especially post-master’s level certificate programs—was steadily rising.
Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, president of the UK College of Nursing Alumni Association, discusses diabetes self-management education in an op-ed published in the Kentucky Herald-Leader on November 22.
Originally from Bowling Green, Kentucky, Gabbie Innocent, a sophomore in the traditional BSN program, always craved adrenaline. Her intent was to pursue a career as a paramedic, but she found shortly after coming to UK that nursing not only offers the same rush, but also a different experience every day—a break from the normal routine.
Associate Professor Gia Mudd-Martin, PhD, MPH, RN, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) during the annual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Anaheim, California.
For her work in addressing the opioid epidemic and its impact on maternal-fetal health, Kristin Ashford, associate professor and associate dean of Undergraduate Faculty Affairs in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, has been awarded the Hillman Innovations in Care Program grant from the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation.
UK HealthCare and the UK College of Nursing showcased the work of nurses and students at the 27th annual Nursing Research Papers Day at the Hilton Downtown on Friday, November 10, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Established in 2006, the College of Nursing Hall of Fame identifies distinguished graduates and their extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession. The College of Nursing celebrated its five newest Hall of Fame inductees at the 21c Museum Hotel on Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m.
Kristin Ashford, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN, and Gwen Moreland, DNP, RN, NE-BC, were awarded the University of Louisville School of Nursing Nightingale Award on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Mellwood Arts Center.
Prenursing students in the UK Lewis Honors College, Scholars in Nursing Pathway participated in the UK Children's and Shriners Hospitals reverse trick-or-treat for Halloween. Many UK students and employees attended the event and provided treats for children hospitalized during the Halloween season.
The College's 2016-2018 Jonas Scholars, JungHee Kang, BSN, RN, and Stephanie Kehler, PhD, RN, recently attended the 2017 Jonas Scholars Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. on October 29th.