News

Monday, August 9, 2021

The dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Kentucky says her College saw one of, if not the, largest class of applicants for this year.  And that’s coming out of a highly stressful period for those in healthcare.  


Saturday, August 7, 2021

Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing are tackling the scourge of tobacco use among psychologically distressed populations with a new and unique format–comic books


Wednesday, August 4, 2021

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Chizimuzo “Zim” Okoli PhD, MPH, MSN, PMHNP-BC, APRN, NCTTP, has been selected to be a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (Academy).


Wednesday, August 4, 2021

With help from the University of Kentucky, teens from Warren and Logan counties transformed the Logan County Extension office into a dinner theater to relay the message to local farm families that is ok to not be ok.  


Thursday, July 22, 2021

Read how when buying or building a new home is the perfect time to test for a radon, a naturally-occuring odorless gas and the second-leading cause of lung cancer in Kentucky.  


Thursday, July 22, 2021

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) has named the University of Kentucky College of Nursing’s Evelyn Parrish, PhD, APRN, PMNPH-BC, FAANP as the 2021 Psychiatric Nurse of the Year for her standout clinical leadership and providing exceptional mental health patient service and care. 

    


Thursday, July 22, 2021

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and National Academy of Medicine (NAM) have named the University of Kentucky College of Nursing’s Kristin Ashford, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN to the 2021-2022 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows. 


Wednesday, June 30, 2021

University of Kentucky College of Nursing Dean Janie Heath shares her personal experience with suicide and why raising awareness about mental health and suicide prevention are especially important to her.  


Thursday, June 24, 2021

In March 2021, we officially passed the one-year mark from when the pandemic hit the University of Kentucky and dramatically changed our way of life. We are taking this opportunity to look back at some of the standout stories and people in our UK College of Nursing community who stepped up and inspired us during tough times.


Friday, June 18, 2021

Counting fewer and fewer cigarette butts— that’s how Dr. Ellen Hahn, professor in the UK Colleges of Nursing and Public Health, first realized the University of Kentucky’s  tobacco free policy was starting to work not long after it went into effect across the campus in late 2009.