The University of Kentucky's Robert S. DiPaola, M.D., acting provost, recently announced the upcoming retirement of the College of Nursing's Dean Janie Heath and put out a call to nominate search committee members for the college's next dean.
Dr. Stacy Stanifer has been working with cancer patients throughout her career. “I’ve always loved cancer nursing,” she says, “but over time I’ve realized so many cancers could be prevented.”
As a Psychiatric/Mental Health Doctor of Nursing Practice, Dr. Gray treats psychiatric illness in children, adolescents and young adults. Her clinical expertise is one of the many reasons she's a valuable professor in our DNP program.
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.
“A lot of people doubted me coming back for the fifth year. There was a lot of ‘Why don’t you get your career going?’ But I only get one chance to play college football again. So why not?”
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.
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.