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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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Posted - May 15Read More

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

NIH-Funded Research Tackles Behavioral Disorders in Children, Delivers Training to Appalachia

Children exhibiting disruptive behaviors are at a greater risk for antisocial behaviors, such as substance abuse and criminal activity, later in life. With the support of a grant from the National Institute of...

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Posted - Mar 23Read More

AAMC Report on Physician Shortages

The AAMC report can be found at this link:     https://www.aamc.org/newsroom/newsreleases/426166/20150303.html

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Posted - Mar 6Read More

Registration Now Being Accepted for Annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House

The University of Kentucky is pleased to announce that registrations for the 8th Annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House is now open. This year’s Open House is on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 9:30 a...

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Posted - Feb 16Read More

Applications open for 2015 Summer Health Careers Camp

Applications are now open for the UK/AHEC Summer Health Careers Enrichment Camp!  This year’s camp will run June 10th – June 23rd.    The mission of the Summer Camp is to provide a unique learning opportunity...

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Posted - Jan 28Read More

UK Pilot Study Tests Program to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Within 30 days of discharge, 20 percent of fee-for-service Medicare patients are readmitted to the hospital. The frequency of readmission for Medicare patients costs the nation an estimated $17 billion...

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Posted - Jan 13Read More

'Rooted in Our Communities: The University of Kentucky in Appalachia'

A special message from University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto:  "I gleaned the remains of my life, turned toward the hills that give me help, give me shelter, hold the sky where it belongs" -  Jane...

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Posted - Dec 12Read More

UK CERH Recognizes MLS Class of 2014

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Student Services office held a graduation luncheon in recognition of the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Class of 2014.  The students will...

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Posted - Dec 8Read More

CCTS Appalachian Translational Research Network publishes fall issue of Community Voice

Attached is the Fall Newsletter for the CCTS Appalachian Translational Research Network (ATRN), a collaborative network including Marshall University, Ohio University, The Ohio State University, University of...

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Posted - Nov 24Read More

National Rural Health Day Celebrated

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) encourages rural providers and communities to join the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH), the National Organization of State Offices...

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Posted - Nov 20Read More