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UKCERH host Poster Presentation Sessions at 2018 KRHA Conference

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) hosted the poster presentations at the Kentucky Rural Health Association (KRHA) conference on November 15, 2018. In addition to sharing...

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UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health and Kentucky Homeplace Recognized as 2018 National Rural Health Day “Community Stars”

(Hazard, Ky.) - University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UKCERH) and Kentucky Homeplace have been have been recognized as “Community Stars” by the National Organization of State Offices of...

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Request for Applications: Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, the Kentucky Office of Rural Health, and the UK CCTS Community Engagement and Research Program are requesting applications for the 2019...

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Kentucky Homeplace Receives Health Innovation Award

Kentucky Homeplace received the 2018 Hosparus Health Innovation Award during IGE Media’s 12th Annual MediStar Awards on Oct. 30 at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville. For more than a decade, IGE Media,...

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Kentucky Office of Rural Health Director Honored with 2018 James D. Bernstein Mentoring Award

Kentucky Office of Rural Health Director Ernie Scott received the 2018 James D. Bernstein Mentoring Award from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) on Oct. 17 at the group’s...

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MediStar Awards to Honor UK Nurse, Kentucky Homeplace

The 2018 MediStar Awards will recognize Leslie Scott, associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, and the Kentucky Homeplace initiative. This year’s ceremony will take place on Oct. ...

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Hazard Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group Receives Award

Hazard, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2018) – The Hazard Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group was recognized with a Community Service Award from the UK HealthCare/Norton HealthCare - Stroke Care Network, during the 2018...

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Hospital CEOs, emergency department leaders gather for training in Shelbyville

More than 40 hospital CEOs and emergency department (ED) leaders from critical access hospitals (CAHs) and other rural hospitals across the state met in Shelbyville on August 9-10 to learn about ways to...

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Morgan County health care professionals hear about the “disease of addiction”

Addiction doesn’t make any sense and purely punitive approaches to ending addiction will not work, Dr. John Sanders, the medical director for hospice and palliative medicine at St. Claire HealthCare in...

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Community members receive Naloxone training at Mary Breckinridge ARH Hospital

Sixty community members took part in free Naloxone training offered on July 17 at the Mary Breckinridge ARH Hospital in Hyden.Training participants also received two doses of Naloxone to use if they encounter...

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UK Global Ophthalmology Hosts Inaugural Outreach Clinic

On May 5, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in partnership with the Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) and the Huffman &...

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Video Highlights from the Fourth Annual Appalachian Research Day

More than 200 people attended the Fourth Annual Appalachian Research Day on April 18 in Hazard, Ky. The event is hosted each year by the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH),...

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Perhaps more than ever, Kentucky needs social workers to help the most vulnerable among us

Since the 1960s, March has been marked as a time to celebrate the significant work of social work practitioners, educators, researchers and students. Social work has a rich and storied history. The...

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Center for Excellence in Rural Health Releases Appalachian Research Day Agenda

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) has released the full agenda for the fourth annual Appalachian Research Day: Come Sit on the Porch.  The one-day event, which shares...

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Posted - Jan 24Read More

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT and RESEARCH MINI-GRANT PROGRAM 2018

Attention, Community Agency/Coalition Leaders.The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Community Engagement and Research Program is requesting applications from community...

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Students Participate in Healthalachia Innovation Project

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) is providing funding and technical assistance for three student groups involved in the Healthalachia Innovation Project.  Healthalachia...

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