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Appalachian Research Day 2018

Save the Date!UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health is pleased to announce the fourth-annual Appalachian Research Day, Come Sit on the Porch.Wednesday, April 18, 2018Hazard, KYCommunity-based research begins...

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Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky Accepting Applications for Spring Program

The Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky(CLIK) is currently accepting applications for its 2018 spring program. CLIK is an intensive four-week leadership development program designed to enhance research...

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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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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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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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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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Going Underground - Experiencing Coal Mines Firsthand

Text by: Melanie J. SparksImagine working in a coal mine: Dark, narrow, and cave-like. This is the image most would have. But David Nelson, Doctor of Physical Therapy student at the Hazard Campus, had the...

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Third Annual Appalachian Research Day Shares Results of Health Studies

The Third Annual Appalachian Research Day was held May 24 in Hazard, Ky., hosted by the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH). The event invites researchers and community members...

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Third Annual Appalachian Research Day

UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health is pleased to announce the third-annual Appalachian Research Day, Come Sit on the Porch.Community-based research begins at the local level, built upon the foundation of...

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