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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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Posted - Feb 13Read More

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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Posted - Jan 31Read More

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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Posted - Jan 26Read More

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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Posted - Nov 2Read More

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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Posted - Oct 31Read More

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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Posted - Oct 7Read More

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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Posted - Apr 1Read More

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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Posted - Jan 29Read More

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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Posted - Nov 20Read More