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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.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, students from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Health Equity Scholars Program volunteered to help with the annual AVOL Kentucky's Dining Out for Life event in Lexington, Kentucky to support ending HIV in the Commonwealth.


Monday, September 20, 2021

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


Friday, August 27, 2021

A shortage of nurses existed in the United States long before COVID-19 became a worldwide problem. However, the pandemic has only made the situation worse with more nurses experiencing burnout.


Thursday, August 19, 2021

After two years leading the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Behavioral Science as interim chair, Thomas Kelly, PhD, has accepted an offer to assume the role of full-time chair of his department.


Thursday, August 19, 2021

Amid the dynamic circumstances surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the health, safety, and well-being of our entire College of Nursing community remains our top priority at all times. 


Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Advances in genetic and genomic science have eased the way for calculating and reducing heart disease risk. But historically disenfranchised racial and ethnic groups and Indigenous populations are largely excluded from this research and may not benefit as much as those with European ancestry, a new report finds.


Monday, August 9, 2021

The dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Kentucky says her College saw one of, if not the, largest class of applicants for this year.  And that’s coming out of a highly stressful period for those in healthcare.  


Saturday, August 7, 2021

Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing are tackling the scourge of tobacco use among psychologically distressed populations with a new and unique format–comic books


Wednesday, August 4, 2021

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Chizimuzo “Zim” Okoli PhD, MPH, MSN, PMHNP-BC, APRN, NCTTP, has been selected to be a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (Academy).