Yellow Tulips author Helen Joy George was the featured guest speaker for the College of Nursing's annual staff and faculty retreat, held virtually Aug. 7. George spoke about her book, a memoir of her journey coping with bipolar disorder through an unusual childhood, a mental breakdown at age 31 and how she fought for a year to stay alive in the mental health system.
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When it comes to the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has on communities, the College of Nursing at the University of Kentucky is taking a closer look, specifically on Appalachian and minority populations.
Members of the BREATHE Research Team Dr. Ellen Hahn, Dr. Zim Okoli, Dr. Amanda Fallin-Bennett, and Dr. Melinda Ickes were recently awarded a two-year, FY20-22 funds totaling more than $1.4 million from the Kentucky Department for Public Health for the Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy.
UK's College of Nursing is partnering with the College of Agriculture Food and Environment to expand the Heart-2-Heart letter-writing campaign to support the tireless efforts of Kentucky farmers.
University of Kentucky Nursing leaders Kacy Allen Bryant, Dr. Lovoria Williams, and Dr. Tukea Talbert have been appointed to serve on Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton's Commission for Racial Justice & Equality.
UK College of Nursing professor Jake Higgins PhD, RN, CCRN-K, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Nursing by Governor Andy Beshear effective July 1, 2020.
Over recent months, two public health crises have converged that have placed a magnifying glass on the epidemic of racism against Black Americans.
Today, Juneteenth is a reminder of how far we’ve come as a nation and how far we still need to go. Our present-day conditions still reflect many of the hallmarks of injustice, inequity, and racism that were used to subjugate the valuable lives of African Americans, then and now.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing united with other UK health colleges to take a stand against racial injustice and support Black Lives Matter at an event on UK's campus Friday, June 12.