Dr. Lovoria Williams knew from her earliest moments that she wanted to be a nurse. Growing up in western Kentucky, she had watched her parents battle chronic illnesses and noted disparities even as a child.
Kentucky is a beautiful state known for its rolling hills, horses, bourbon and basketball. But beneath those hallmarks lie some grim health numbers that the University of Kentucky College of Nursing is working hard to change.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is offering a new fellowship for one exceptional Fall 2022 new admission to the College's PhD program. The fellowship will provide a yearly stipend of $30,000, plus tuition, fees and health insurance for up to three years to complete and defend the dissertation. Yearly reapplication will be necessary to renew the fellowship. The fellowship will be awarded only if exceptional applications are received.
A team from the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), led by UK College of Nursing's Dr. Gia Mudd Martin, is partnering with colleagues at seven academic health systems to boost COVID-19 and influenza vaccination rates in parts of the country where health care skepticism is common and vaccination rates are low.
COVID-19 has taught us many things, including the power of nurses. Yuri Maisel is graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing with the determination to show others the kind of care she knows can make a difference.
UK College of Nursing researcher Dr. Gia Mudd-Martin is teaming up with local influencers in the Latinx community to help improve health outcomes. Learn more about why this community-based research is proving effective.
As a pediatric intensive care nurse, Dr. Misty Ellis helps care for some of the most critically ill infants, children and young adults. Her clinical expertise is one of the many reasons she's a valuable professor in our DNP program.
December is Seasonal Depression Awareness Month. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized by recurring depression in the late fall and winter months, in contrast with normal mood habits the rest of the year.
Details on the UK College of Nursing's December 2021 Pinning Ceremony.
UK College of Nursing students are helping local recovery community center, Voices of Hope, put together and distribute NaloxBoxes in Madison County, Kentucky.