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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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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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Community Health Workers Help Kentuckians Deal with the Multitude of Obstacles Between Them and Better Health

Community health workers are becoming an integral part of a health system that is increasingly focused on outcomes and the social determinants of health. This article, found on the Kentucky Health News website...

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PCORI Study Featured by WYMT and the Hazard Herald

Research being conducted at the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) to identify health related issues that are relevant to individuals with stroke, spinal cord injury, and brain injury was featured...

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Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky Accepting Applications

Article By Mallory Powell Jan. 19, 2017. Originally posted at: http://uknow.uky.edu/research/community-leadership-institute-kentucky-accepting-applicationsThe Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK...

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UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health Receives 2016 MediStar Award

Fran Feltner, director of the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, recently received the A. O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education on behalf of the center during the 2016...

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UK Leaders in Research and Rural Health Appointed Fellows of American Academy of Nursing

Two University of Kentucky nursing leaders whose work has enhanced nursing practice and uplifted rural health were recently inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. Nora Warshawsky, an associate...

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National Institutes of Health Directors Join Rogers and Health Leaders In Hazard, KY

U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers along with top leaders from the National Institutes of Health spent Thursday in Hazard discussing and examining efforts to combat high rates of cancer and substance abuse...

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UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health Academic Open House

The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health is hosting an Academic Open House on October 18th from 5:30pm-7:30pm.Join us to learn about how you can earn a Bachelor’s in Medical Laboratory Science, Bachelor of...

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Fran Feltner awarded KRHA’s Dan Martin Award

Award honors lifetime contribution to rural health in Kentucky For Immediate ReleaseMedia Contact:Tina McCormickkrha@twc.com(270) 577-1707September 21, 2016 – The Kentucky Rural Health Association (KRHA),...

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Appalachian Health and Well-Being Forum Focuses on Southeastern Kentucky

As Southeastern Kentucky works to address well-documented and long-standing regional disparities in health and well-being, scientists from the University of Kentucky and the National Institute of Environmental...

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UK RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT TO CONNECT KIDS TO HEALTH INSURANCE IN APPALACHIA

The University of Kentucky (UK) Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) is one of 38 community organizations to receive funding from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to help enroll...

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Posted - Jun 29Read More