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Photo by Alex Slitz /Lexington Herald-Leader: The Curs Crum Reservoir in Martin County, Ky., on Oct. 2, 2018

CLIK Participant’s Report on Eastern Kentucky Water Affordability Crisis Receives National Attention

A recently published a report on the failing water system of Martin County in Eastern Kentucky finds that almost half of the county’s residents cannot afford their current water service. Residents and county...

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After Scare on the Battlefield, Army Veteran Inspired to Pursue Medical School

Sgt. Everett Curry enlisted in the U.S. Army Infantry in 2004 when he was 18 years old and worked his way up to becoming a sniper, a job that put him on the frontlines.During his first deployment, a nine-month...

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Kentucky Homeplace, WellCare Partner to Remove Barriers to Healthcare, Reduce Emergency Room Use and Diabetes Complications

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2019) – A pilot program in eastern Kentucky designed to remove barriers to healthcare services has shown promising results, including a reduction in emergency room (ER...

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New Kentucky Public Health Commissioner to Speak at Appalachian Research Day

HAZARD, Ky. (Sept. 11, 2019) — Kentucky’s newly appointed Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Angela T. Dearinger will speak at the fifth annual Appalachian Research Day: Come Sit on the Porch. The University of...

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Annual Appalachian Research Day Set for Sept. 18 in Hazard

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

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Posted - Aug 28Read More

UK CERH is accepting proposals for Healthy WAY student research initiative

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) is accepting proposals for high school student groups to participate in our Healthy WAY research initiative. Healthy WAY encourages...

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Center of Excellence in Rural Health Releases Appalachian Research Day Agenda

HAZARD, Ky. (Aug. 8, 2019) The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) has released the agenda for the fifth annual Appalachian Research Day: Come Sit on the Porch.  The one-day...

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Opioids and App Development: These KY High Schoolers Are Taking on an Epidemic

Published on June 25, 2019By Taylor Sisk, 100 Days in AppalachiaKelly Scott was a natural choice to serve as advisor to The Empty Chair Project at Pikeville High School. The project, a mobile app and website...

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Kentucky Homeplace Celebrates 25 Years of Helping the Commonwealth Access Needed Care

Since its inception in 1994, Kentucky Homeplace has linked thousands of rural Kentuckians with medical, social and environmental services they otherwise might have done without. To mark the program's 25th...

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Appalachian Research Day, Come Sit on the Porch: Calls for Proposals

The fifth annual Appalachian Research Day, Come Sit on the Porch, will be hosted September 18, 2019 by the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) in Hazard, KY.UK CERH is...

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UK CARES/UK CERH Community Engagement Award in Environmental Health Sciences

The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES), in partnership with the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH), announces the inaugural Community...

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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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Posted - Nov 12Read More

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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