Kristin Ashford, PhD, professor and associate dean in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, will be presented with the prestigious Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Achievement Award. The SEC Faculty Achievement recognizes faculty from SEC universities with outstanding records in teaching and scholarship.
Monday was a record day for the AACN Kentucky deans and students to meet with legislators advocating for Title XIII nursing workforce funding and Nursing NIH funding in Washington, D.C.
Although Kentucky is known for lives lost from accidental drug overdoses, a silent epidemic is also taking too many of our children — suicide.
Kristin Ashford, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAAN, professor and associate dean of Undergraduate Faculty and Interprofessional Education Affairs, and Amanda Fallin-Bennett, PhD, RN, assistant professor, met with Jim Carroll, the national director of the Office of Drug Control Policy on Tuesday, March 19.
Currently, Dr. Ashford serves as founder of Beyond Birth, and Dr. Fallin-Bennett serves as the Director of Voices of Hope.
Watch why it's so important for this UK College of Nursing alum and native Kentuckian to serve in a role that helps so many people from across the Commonwealth.
Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) is an organization created within the University of Kentucky that incorporates academic and community partners and seeks to improve the health and well-being of low-resource communities globally. Students travel to Ecuador with an interprofessional team 4 times per year, where STSG has a year-round health clinic. While providing primary care for this community, STSG also works with the community to improve education, public health, access to safe water, and to improve economic opportunities.
Judi Daniels, PhD, APRN, FNP, PNP, FNAP, assistant professor, and Darlene Welsh, PhD, MSN, RN, FNAP, associate professor and assistant dean of BSN Program Studies, were recently inducted as a Fellows of the National Academies of Practice at the 2019 Annual Meeting and Forum in Pentagon City, Virginia, March 9.
Lovoria Williams, PhD, APRN-BC, FAANP, associate professor, was fully credentialed at the UK HealthCare Medical Staff Operations Subcommittee meeting for her Department of Psychiatry appointment for faculty practice at Eastern State Hospital.
UK College of Nursing sophomore Lily Silverstein is too young to know much about the band Foreigner, except for the 1980s hits her mom would occasionally blast over the car radio, like "Juke Box Hero," or "Cold As Ice" or "Hot Blooded."
On Feb. 7, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report that more than 1,550 warning letters and 240 civil money penalty actions were brought against a popular pharmacy chain for selling tobacco products to youth.