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Heart Health in Rural America

Published on April 23, 2020By Barbara Mantel, Rural Health QuarterlyResidents of rural America are dying at a higher rate from cardiovascular disease and stroke than their counterparts in urban areas, a gap...

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Posted - May 15Read More

Kentucky Homeplace CHWs Assist Clients to complete the 2020 Census

Kentucky Homeplace Community Health Workers (CHWs) are working remotely to assist clients with a wide range of important services during COVID-19, including helping people complete their 2020 Census online....

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Posted - May 1Read More

McConnell Announces UK to Receive $3.8 Million from CARES Act

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health will receive $3,878,582 to bolster the healthcare efforts of 46 rural hospitals...

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Posted - Apr 28Read More

Stroke Survivor and Area Stroke Support Group Receive Awards from American Stroke Association

HAZARD, Ky. (April 24, 2020) — The Hazard and Surrounding Area Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group through the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, along with one of the group’s...

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Posted - Apr 27Read More

Kitzman Receives National Award for Outstanding Advocacy in Neurologic Therapy

UKNOW | University of Kentucky NewsBy Lauren Thompson LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 31, 2020) – Patrick Kitzman, associate dean for research in the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, received the...

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Posted - Apr 1Read More

Trump Administration Makes Sweeping Regulatory Changes to Help U.S. Healthcare System Address COVID-19 Patient Surge

Today, at President Trump’s direction, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today is issuing an unprecedented array of temporary regulatory waivers and new rules to equip the American...

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Posted - Mar 31Read More

COVID-19 Public Service Announcements Urge Kentuckians to Prepare, Protect, Disinfect

(LOUISVILLE, KY - March 25, 2020) "Prepare, protect, disinfect" is the theme of a public service announcement campaign released today by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and the Kentucky Medical...

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Posted - Mar 26Read More

Center of Excellence in Rural Health Implements Temporary Remote Work Schedule

An important message from the Director of the UK Center of Excellence in Rural HealthDuring this challenging time, the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health is implementing precautions and preventive...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Kentucky communities and residents can look here for reliable and accurate information about the coronavirus (COVID-19). Stay informed by following the Kentucky Department of Public Health recommendations.WWW....

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Posted - Mar 13Read More

POSTPONED: Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky

The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) and the UK Center for Clinical and Translation Science (CCTS) have postponed the Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) training dates scheduled...

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Posted - Mar 13Read More

Campus Walk With UK College of Social Work Dean Jay Miller

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 25, 2020) — It's a daunting but necessary task — serving the most vulnerable members of our community. In a world filled with social injustices and inequality, communities need continued...

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Posted - Feb 27Read More

Dean Jay Miller Named 2020 Social Worker of the Year

College of Social Work Dean Jay Miller has been named 2020 Social Worker of the Year. Dean Miller received the award during Social Work Lobby Day activities at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort on Tuesday,...

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Posted - Feb 27Read More

Request for Applications: Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health and the UK CCTS Community Engagement and Research Program are requesting applications for the 2020 Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (...

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Posted - Feb 11Read More

At just 20 years old, Hazard native Ana Stone has already earned a bachelor's degree and is currently in the Physician Assistant Studies program in the UK College of Health Sciences.

20-Year-Old Health Sciences Grad Student Makes Her Dreams Wildly Possible

Ana Stone is an achiever. At only 20-years-old, she’s already graduated with her bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science and is now a member of the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences'...

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Posted - Feb 11Read More

Call for Nominations: UK CARES/UK CERH 2020 Community Engagement Award in Environmental Health Sciences

UK-Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Science and UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health2020 Community Engagement AwardCall for Nominations The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian...

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Posted - Jan 27Read More

UK Launches $15 Million KeY Treat Study in Perry County

Today, University of Kentucky officials provided updates on the recently launched Kentucky Viral Hepatitis Treatment Project (KeY Treat), a three-year, $15 million study co-funded by the National Cancer...

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Posted - Jan 22Read More