Guest editors Ellen J. Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Karen M. Butler, DNP, RN, from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing's BREATHE have assembled a special issue for Western Journal of Nursing Research on topics concerning Tobacco and Social Justice.
Jean Edward, PhD, RN, CHPE, assistant professor, was selected to be in the inaugural fellowship program of the Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Leaders (SONSIEL).
Lovoria Williams, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, was named Nurse Researcher of the Year by the National Black Nurses Association at the 47th Annual Conference in New Orleans on Saturday, July 27. The award represents her work to deliver community-based interventions that reduce health disparities among minority and medically-underserved populations by increasing tobacco cessation and cancer screening behaviors and reducing obesity and diabetes.
Zim Okoli, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, CTTS, associate professor, and students traveled to Macau, China to collaborate with several research colleagues.
The UK College of Nursing Alumni Association has recognized outstanding contributions by its alumni in the nursing field since 1991.
Originally a midwife from Chile, Ana Maria Linares, DNS, RN, IBCLC, associate professor, is a Fulbright Scholar who is changing the landscape of maternal-child health.
Debra Moser, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, professor, assistant dean of PhD Program & Scholarly Affairs & Linda C. Gill Endowed Chair of Nursing, presented her PCORI study, “Reducing Health Disparities in Appalachians with Multiple Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors”, to Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen and other panelists, including the president of the American Heart Association, on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, June 26.
Evelyn Parrish, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, associate professor, director of Accreditation & Strategic Outcomes and DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Track co-coordinator, was inducted as a fellow into the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Friday, June 21.
Registration for the 2019 RICH Writing Institute is now open until August 2nd and will take place at the UK Gatton Student Center. Early registration has been extended until June 30th.