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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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Kentucky Homeplace Featured by the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky Homeplace Featured by the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Helping Clients with Arthritis in Rural AreasIn observance of World Arthritis Day on October 12, The National Centers...

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'Faith Moves Mountains' Initiative Continues with $3.1 Million Grant to Study Diabetes Care in Appalachia

Since 2004, Nancy Schoenberg, the Marion Pearsall Professor of Behavioral Science in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been principal investigator of a series of projects called "Faith Moves...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More

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Kentucky Rural Health Leader Receives National Award

MEDIA CONTACT: Beth Bowling, beth.bowling@uky.edu, 606-439-3557Author: Jennifer Molley WilsonHAZARD, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2107) – The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health is pleased to...

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Posted - Sep 19Read More

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Charles Marshall Selected for 2017 Academic Leadership Academy Program

Charles Marshall Selected for 2017 Academic Leadership Academy Program Offered by Bluegrass Higher Education ConsortiumCharles Taylor Marshall, PhD, associate professor at the University of Kentucky (UK)...

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Posted - Sep 14Read More

Ashley Gibson and seven others became trained to deliver Not on Tobacco, a tobacco cessation program of adolescents

Community Leadership Program Graduates Address Tobacco Use in High School Students in Appalachia

This article originally appeared at: https://uknow.uky.edu/research/community-leadership-program-graduates-address-tobacco-use-high-school-students-appalachiaBy Mallory PowellLEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 29, 2017) –...

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Kentucky Homeplace Partnerships Increase Client Access to Chronic Disease Self-Management Education and Walking Programs

MEDIA CONTACT: Beth Bowling, beth.bowling@uky.edu, 606-439-3557Hazard, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2017) –  Kentucky Homeplace, a well-established Community Health Worker (CHW) program founded at the University of Kentucky...

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UK Partners with Community to Answer Environmental Health Questions Through New Research Center

The University of Kentucky was awarded a five-year, $7.4 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant to establish the UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences...

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Posted - Aug 7Read More

Participants of the stroke survivor and caregiver support group in Hazard, Ky

Community Transition Program for Stroke Survivors Improves Health, Saves Money

This article originally appeared at https://uknow.uky.edu/research/community-transition-program-stroke-survivors-improves-health-saves-moneyBy Mallory PowellHAZARD, Ky. (Oct. 26, 2017) – Kentucky has one of...

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Perry County Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group Members

Perry County Stroke Support Group Joins National Registry

MEDIA CONTACT: Beth Bowling, beth.bowling@uky.edu, 606-439-3557Perry County Stroke Support Group Joins National Registry; Celebrates Two Year AnniversaryHazard, Ky. (July 21, 2017) – The Perry County Stroke...

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Posted - Jul 24Read More

Twelve members of the Perry County Diabetes Coalition

Perry County Diabetes Coalition Walks 33,000 Miles

MEDIA CONTACT: Beth Bowling, beth.bowling@uky.edu, 606-439-3557Hazard, Ky. (June 22, 2017) - Perry County has one of the nation’s highest rates of diabetes.  Last fall a group of community partners in Perry...

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