News

Sunday, October 3, 2021

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) continues its long-standing tradition of excellence by ranking 20th among all U.S. public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report.  


Sunday, October 3, 2021

Colin Goodfellow knows a thing or two about being a team player. As the punter for the University of Kentucky football team, Goodfellow relies on his teammates to bring the Wildcats to victory. Everyone knows their position and works together. The same model, he says, applies to the dynamic between him and his fellow nurses at UK HealthCare.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Congratulations to the University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Elizabeth Salt PhD, APRN-BC, Eva Stone DNP, RN,  Lee Anne Walmsley PhD, EdS, MSN, RN, and the UK College of Social Works' Julie Cerel PhD for receiving the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-AARP Nursing Innovation Award for $50,000 to help prevent youth suicide in Kentucky.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021

University of Kentucky College of Nursing professor and Behavioral Health Wellness Environments for Living and Learning (BH WELL) executive director Zim Okoli PhD, MPH, PMHNP-BC, APRN, NCTTP has been selected as president-elect for the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA). 


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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


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.


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.


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.