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Monday, May 18, 2020

University of Kentucky leaders joined College of Nursing leaders, alumni, and students to say thank you in a series of special video messages during Nurses Week 2020. See below for a complete log of all the video messages and #ThankYouNurses.  


Monday, May 18, 2020

As Nurses Week 2020 comes to an end, we are reflecting back on one of the University of Kentucky’s great nurse leaders, Juanita Fleming, Ph.D.


Monday, May 18, 2020

The UK College of Nursing hosted its first-ever Virtual Pinning Ceremony and DNP & PhD Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 8. 


Sunday, May 17, 2020

Dr. Sheila Melander, Associate Dean of MSN & DNP Faculty Affairs & Practice, was the featured guest on last week's Nurse Practioner Journal podcast. 


Tuesday, April 28, 2020

An early report from cases in China indicated people sickened with the Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) infection had worse outcomes if they smoked. While this one study noted an association, it will take more research to determine the extent of the risk smoking and vaping have on COVID-19 illness.


Tuesday, April 28, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, journalists have documented the alarming statistics of disparate mortality among black people.


Friday, April 24, 2020

The University of Kentucky Colleges of Nursing and Agriculture, Food, and Environment are partnering to launch “Heart-2-Heart,” a letter-writing campaign to show compassion and support to healthcare workers battling COVID-19. 


Wednesday, April 22, 2020

UK HealthCare and the UK College of Nursing are partnering with Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton and other local health providers to participate in the Kentucky Nurses Association’s Apricot Ribbon Campaign. 


Tuesday, April 21, 2020

University of Kentucky College of Nursing professor Jessica Wilson PhD, APRN-BC, was recently elected president of the Kentucky Board of Nursing effective July 1, 2020.


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Kristin Ashford PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, has been selected as one of UK's University Research Professorship Awardees for 2020-21 for her research contributions to advance maternal and child health outcomes among perinatal women with substance abuse disorders.