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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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Posted - Sep 29Read More

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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Posted - Sep 25Read More

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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Posted - Aug 4Read More

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

Feltner Receives 2016 Paul Mason Memorial Award

Fran Feltner, director of the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) in Hazard, has received the 2016 Paul Mason Memorial Award during the 68th Annual Conference of the Kentucky...

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Posted - May 25Read More

Appalachian Research Day Brings Findings Back to the Community

For many University of Kentucky researchers who study health in Appalachia, the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) is an indispensible partner in conducting community-based research. The Center,...

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Posted - May 20Read More

UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health Hosts Academic Advising Summit

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) Student Services Office held an Academic Advising Summit on March 4 in Hazard. The summit was attended by advisors, administrators, and...

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Posted - Apr 5Read More

Appalachian Research Day to be Held May 18

Rural Appalachian communities in eastern Kentucky suffer from some of the Nation’s most concerning health disparities.  Community-based research can be an effective way to address health disparities by...

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Community Transition Program Supports Stroke Survivors in Eastern Kentucky

Lexington, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2016) – Life after a stroke can be a big adjustment for both a patient and their family. Speech, walking, coordination — tasks once simple, nearly automatic— become difficult or...

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National Rural Health Day

HAZARD, Ky. (Nov. 20, 2015) – The Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) and the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) joined the National Organization of State Offices of Rural...

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Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky Announces 2015 Participants

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 30, 2015) — Eight community leaders have been selected to participate in the second annual Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK). The program empowers community leaders and...

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UK Board Holds Historic Meeting in Hazard

In 2015, the University of Kentucky commemorated 150 years as the Commonwealth's flagship, land-grant institution. As part of that yearlong celebration, the institution and its leaders are finding ways to...

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Posted - Sep 11Read More

Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky Announces Funding Application

The UK 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 Community Leadership Institute of...

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Posted - Jul 17Read More

UK CERH RECEIVES GOLD FIT-FRIENDLY WORKSITE AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

  The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) is among an elite group of organizations who have been named as Gold Fit-Friendly Worksites by the American Heart Association.  “UK CERH received the gold...

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Posted - Jul 2Read More

Researchers Share Findings at Appalachian Research Day

Researchers Share Findings at Appalachian Research Day Appalachian Research Day was held at the University of Kentucky (UK) Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH )in Hazard, Ky., April 29, 2015.  More...

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Kentucky Homeplace Meets Clients for Health Services, Education and Research in Appalachia

Shirley Prater distinctly remembers one of the many clients she's served in her six years as a Community Health Worker (CHW) for Kentucky Homeplace. The client was diabetic, but had run out of medication due...

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Posted - Apr 1Read More