News

Monday, April 5, 2021

The Southern Nursing Research Society has selected the UK College of Nursing's Dr. Ana Maria Linares as their 2021 Outstanding Minority Health Researcher of the Year for her more research to determine factors influencing breastfeeding and infant feeding practices in Latin American populations.


Thursday, April 1, 2021

The UK College of Nursing's DNP program continues to make history, jumping 21 spots to achieve its highest national ranking since being established as the country's first-ever DNP program in 2001.  


Tuesday, March 23, 2021

This month the Rural & Underserved Health Research Center (RUHRC) celebrates nearly 10,000 all-time downloads of their policy briefs since the first publishing in October 2017.  


Friday, March 19, 2021

Dismantling racism is going to take far more than branding the word, “equity”. Equity demands work that will not be solved by simply adding the word to your strategic plan or initiatives so you can check mark it off your lists. So, let’s take an honest look at how we can really begin to do this work, in earnest.


Thursday, March 18, 2021

As a gay man, it frightens me. As a health care professional, it enrages me. I am a board-certified family nurse practitioner who serves the health care needs of LGBTQ+ patients. My work is dedicated to evidence-based practice and advocacy for my patients.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Sergeant Scott Diehl, BSN (May 2020), has been a medic in the Army National Guard for more than 13 years, but he couldn’t foresee the battles he’d face since finishing a deployment. Even a global pandemic wasn’t able to keep Diehl from achieving his goal of a nursing degree.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Many of us can remember a time when every school—elementary, middle and high school— had a school nurse who looked after students during the school day. School nurses cared for sick children and tended to playground scrapes and bruises. But after decades of budget cuts and changes in Medicaid funding, many schools have lost their nurses.


Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Nurses have been on the front lines, fighting COVID-19 for more than a year now. Some researchers have found healthcare workers struggling with their mental health during the pandemic.


Friday, March 5, 2021

Approximately 115 University of Kentucky College of Nursing faculty, staff and students volunteered their services at the UK COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Kroger Field on Saturday, Feb. 27. The volunteers enabled the clinic to offer expanded Saturday hours and an increased vaccination capacity by about 1,000 people. 


Friday, March 5, 2021

The UK College of Nursing community is deeply saddened by the unexpected loss of one of our own.