Friday, August 18, 2017

Established in 2006, the College of Nursing Hall of Fame identifies distinguished graduates and their extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession. The College is proud to celebrate its five newest Hall of Fame inductees at the 21c Museum Hotel on Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Pictured above is Dr. Lee Anne Walmsley, ROTC senior nursing students Casey Garstang and Josh Hagen, and Dean Janie Heath.

The College of Nursing is excited to welcome back its new and returning students for the 2017-2018 academic year!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

​The American Academy of Nursing announced Carolyn Williams, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean emeritus of the UK College of Nursing and former president of the Academy, is one of five nurse leaders to receive its highly acclaimed designation of Living Legend.

Friday, July 28, 2017

As the demand for baccalaureate- and doctorally-prepared nurses steadily rises across health care systems, the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Pipeline Program is working to positively affect the distribution and increase the number of health care providers in the Commonwealth.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

​The American Academy of Nursing has selected two University of Kentucky College of Nursing faculty members, Dorothy Brockopp, PhD, RN, professor, and Sheila Melander, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC, FCCM, FAANP, to be inducted into its 2017 class of Academy fellows.

Friday, July 21, 2017

This op-ed appeared in the Courier-Journal on July 21, 2017 and the Lexington Herald-Leader on August 7, 2017.


Friday, July 14, 2017

The Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health elected Kacy Allen-Bryant as chair for the 2017-18 fiscal year, which began July 1. Allen-Bryant, Ph.D.(c), MSN, MPH, RN, is a lecturer for the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, where she engages in community outreach to many organizations, including homeless shelters, day centers for those with mental illnesses, afterschool programs for disadvantaged youth and the public school system.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

From left: Corey Donohoo, Tonya Jernigan, Tisha Ducas, Janine Barnett, Amanda Fallin-Bennett, Susan Sanders. Partners and researchers not present: Kristin Ashford, Andrea McCubbin and Susan Westneat.

While managing her sobriety, returning to the workforce and enduring a grueling legal process to reunite with her children, Missy couldn’t imagine a day without cigarettes.

Friday, July 7, 2017

The Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) recently selected Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, FAANP, dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing, among 66 other nurse practitioner (NP) leaders for induction to FAANP in June 2017. 

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Norton Healthcare – the College's partner in building a doctorally prepared nursing workforce – announced the first nursing apprenticeship program in the U.S. on Thursday, June 29 among several distinguished leaders, including Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.