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UK CERH to host Kentucky Rural Telehealth Summit in June

HAZARD, Ky. (May 20, 2022) —The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) will host the 2022 Kentucky Rural Telehealth Summit on Thursday, June 9 at the Embassy Suites on Newtown...

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UK Grad Ready for Next Steps to Become a Well-Rounded Rural Physician

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 11, 2022) — Rob Brooks is from Bedford, Kentucky, a town of fewer than 600 people in Trimble County. He grew up knowing that rural areas like his hometown are typically underserved in...

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Request for Applications: Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health and the UK CCTS Community Engagement and Research Program are requesting applications for the 2022 Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (...

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Appalachian Community Health Days Extended to 2022 to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts in 32-County Region

HAZARD, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2021) - The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH), Kentucky Homeplace, USA Drone Port and a network of community partners are continuing efforts into 2022...

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Celebrating the Power of Rural on National Rural Health Day

Graduates of Healthy WAY and the Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) were honored by the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) on National Rural Health Day, November 18, 2021.  Six...

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Kentucky Rural Health Association 2021 Annual Conference Poster Session

Each year University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health partners with the Kentucky Rural Health Association (KRHA) to host a poster session at the KRHA annual conference. Our goal is to encourage...

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UK Collaborates to Offer Disaster Preparedness Toolkit for Older Adults

By Kara Richardson Article orginally published on UKNow LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 28, 2021) — Disasters can come in many forms, including flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires and more. Eastern Kentucky was...

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Students at CERH Go Purple

College of Health Science students at the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health-UK Hazard Campus donned purple in support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. UKPT and UKMLS Hazard Campus students...

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PT Celebrates Day of Service for UK Hazard Campus

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications DirectorThis week, the UK DPT Hazard Class of 2023 participated in their PT Day of Service project building safe recreational trails for the community at the Perry County Park....

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College of Medicine Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts with Prestigious Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest...

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USA Drone Port pioneers aerial drone messaging to support public awareness about healthcare options

By Robert DonnanUSA Drone PortThe USA Drone Port has teamed up with the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UKCERH) to test innovative aerial drone technologies that can increase public awareness about...

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Kentucky River Community Partners and University of Kentucky Offer Disaster Preparedness Toolkit for Older Adults

HAZARD, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2021) - National Preparedness Month is observed each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The 2021...

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Healthy WAY Proposals Being Accepted From Rural Kentucky High Schools

HAZARD, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH), located in Hazard, Kentucky, is accepting proposals from rural Kentucky high schools to participate in...

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Intergenerational Initiative Will Offer Toys with a Purpose in Hazard

HAZARD, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) in Hazard, Kentucky, in partnership with the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN),...

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Appalachian Community Health Days to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts in 32-County Region

HAZARD, Ky. (Aug. 3, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH), Kentucky Homeplace, USA Drone Port and a network of community partners are joining forces to intensify...

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UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health, UnitedHealthcare Honor 1st Community Health Worker Program Graduates

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) and UnitedHealthcare honored Perry County students Jazmen Fugate and Jayla Ledford for becoming the first two certified community...

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