News

Monday, October 18, 2021

Moderna’s KidCOVE trial is currently underway to test the dosage and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 6 months through 11 years old. The University of Kentucky is one of the 90 sites in the U.S. participating in the study, with 200 children from across the Commonwealth enrolled.


Thursday, October 7, 2021

We, as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and healthcare providers, would like to increase access to healthcare for all residents of the commonwealth. There are over 9,000 Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN’s), who are nurse practitioners and nurse midwives licensed in the state of Kentucky.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Following in her mother's footsteps, Kaylee Fitzgerald knows that a career in nursing is rewarding because she grew up seeing how nurses impact healthcare. Kaylee is a sophomore nursing student in the Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. She is also a student ambassador. 


Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Sheila Melander, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM, FAANP, FAAN, Associate Dean MSN, DNP, and Faculty Practice at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, has been elected by her peers to a new leadership position in the American Academy of Nursing.


Sunday, October 3, 2021

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) continues its long-standing tradition of excellence by ranking 20th among all U.S. public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report.  


Sunday, October 3, 2021

Colin Goodfellow knows a thing or two about being a team player. As the punter for the University of Kentucky football team, Goodfellow relies on his teammates to bring the Wildcats to victory. Everyone knows their position and works together. The same model, he says, applies to the dynamic between him and his fellow nurses at UK HealthCare.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Congratulations to the University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Elizabeth Salt PhD, APRN-BC, Eva Stone DNP, RN,  Lee Anne Walmsley PhD, EdS, MSN, RN, and the UK College of Social Works' Julie Cerel PhD for receiving the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-AARP Nursing Innovation Award for $50,000 to help prevent youth suicide in Kentucky.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021

University of Kentucky College of Nursing professor and Behavioral Health Wellness Environments for Living and Learning (BH WELL) executive director Zim Okoli PhD, MPH, PMHNP-BC, APRN, NCTTP has been selected as president-elect for the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA). 


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing and UK HealthCare are proud to announce the lineup for their 2021-2022 Nursing Leadership Lecture series. 


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death among Americans.  And while suicidal thoughts and mental health conditions can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, or background – there are particular occupations where suicide is more prevalent. One of these occupations is farming.