For the 11th year, University of Kentucky College of Nursing students traveled to Santo Domingo, Ecuador, through Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG), an official campus organization celebrating ten years of engaging academic and community partners in improving the health and well-being of impoverished and underserved communities.
The College of Nursing RICH (Research and Interventions for Cardiovascular Health) Heart Team hosted the third annual RICH Writing Institute on July 29-August 2 to assist scholars in becoming adept at writing for publication.
Drs. Zim Okoli, Lovoria Williams and Jean Edwards welcome new faculty members Drs. Bola Adegboyega and Camille Burnett to our Big Blue Nursing community!
Evelyn Parrish, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, associate professor and director of Accreditation & Strategic Outcomes for the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, was recognized by the International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE) for being the editor of Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - one of seven journals inducted into the Nursing Journal Hall of Fame.
Guest editors Ellen J. Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Karen M. Butler, DNP, RN, from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing's BREATHE have assembled a special issue for Western Journal of Nursing Research on topics concerning Tobacco and Social Justice.
Jean Edward, PhD, RN, CHPE, assistant professor, was selected to be in the inaugural fellowship program of the Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Leaders (SONSIEL).
Lovoria Williams, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, was named Nurse Researcher of the Year by the National Black Nurses Association at the 47th Annual Conference in New Orleans on Saturday, July 27. The award represents her work to deliver community-based interventions that reduce health disparities among minority and medically-underserved populations by increasing tobacco cessation and cancer screening behaviors and reducing obesity and diabetes.
Zim Okoli, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, CTTS, associate professor, and students traveled to Macau, China to collaborate with several research colleagues.
The UK College of Nursing Alumni Association has recognized outstanding contributions by its alumni in the nursing field since 1991.
Originally a midwife from Chile, Ana Maria Linares, DNS, RN, IBCLC, associate professor, is a Fulbright Scholar who is changing the landscape of maternal-child health.