News

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Zim Okoli, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, NCTTP, was recently awarded Outstanding Nurse Researcher of the Year for 2020 by the Kentucky Nurses Association.  


Thursday, November 19, 2020

Rural areas of Kentucky and the U.S. face considerable health and health care delivery challenges. As many readers know, rural areas of Appalachian Kentucky have some of the nation’s highest rates of cancer, opioid use and overall premature mortality.


Sunday, November 15, 2020

Get all of the information about the College of Nursing's Fall 2020 Pinning Ceremony, to be held Nov. 21, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Kroger Field's Blue Lot.  


Sunday, November 15, 2020

University of Kentucky College of Nursing is proud to announce the launch of a new student internship enrichment opportunity called the Health Equity Scholars program


Thursday, November 12, 2020

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has appointed Lovoria Williams, Ph.D., as assistant director for cancer health equity, a newly created position within the Markey leadership structure.


Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Dr. Camille Burnett was recently a featured guest on End Well Live, talking with End Well founder Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider about building equity and structural justice in communities of color, as it relates to the end of life.


Tuesday, October 27, 2020

UK College of Nursing student Julia Way talks with Katie Couric about her firsthand experience of going to school during a pandemic, learning medical procedures over Zoom, and the value of in-person instruction.  


Thursday, October 22, 2020

The Rural & Underserved Health Research Center (RUHRC) recently received a $2.8 million, 4-year funding renewal from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to continue important research on health and health care challenges unique to rural communities. The Center is the only new rural health center in the nation to receive renewal funding in the past 20 years.


Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Unprecedented times have unleashed an enormous amount of new and unique stressors on American farm families. To help producers and their families better deal with stressful events, researchers in the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and College of Nursing have joined other scientists from across the South to develop resources to help producers combat stress.


Friday, October 9, 2020

Kentucky is known for basketball, bluegrass music and bourbon. It ranks #12 in the country for natural beauty and is known all over the world for thoroughbred racehorses. But Kentucky also ranks highly among things it would rather not be known for, including high rates of obesity, heart disease and diabetes.