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 requesting proposals for oral presentations and posters that highlight findings of community-based, health equity research conducted in Appalachia Kentucky. Preference will be given to proposals involving research that demonstrates impact, or potential impact, on local, state or national policy. Priority will be given to research that is consistent with the UK CERH’s mission to address health disparities in rural Kentucky.

Proposals may be submitted until May 1, 2019

Appalachian Research Day is an opportunity to highlight community-based research that begins at the local level and builds upon relationships between people, neighborhoods, and groups who have common interests and concerns.  For more information, contact: Melissa Slone at or 606-439-3557, ext. 83575.