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.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The first thing Christa and Jon David (JD) Hammer saw after they landed in Los Angeles International Airport and before they embarked on their journey along the West Coast was the inside of an ambulance.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Five University of Kentucky College of Nursing students traveled to Santo Domingo, Ecuador, through Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG), an official campus organization celebrating ten years of engaging academic and community partners in improving the health and well-being of impoverished and underserved communities.

Friday, June 16, 2017

To commit a textbook term to memory, UK College of Nursing student Karly Schmidt used a mental shortcut by naming her two kidneys George and Fred.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Every academic year, the College hosts several distinguished nurse leaders and sends faculty, staff and students to conferences, presentations and other events in the U.S. and around the world. Working behind the scenes to get them to their destinations is this year’s Employee of the Year and Gloe L. Bertram award winner, Kevin Garland, College of Nursing travel and purchasing coordinator.