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Call for CHET RA Applications

The Center for Health Equity Transformation welcomes applications for a graduate research assistantship focused on innovative, transdisciplinary and impactful health equities research. CHET’s focal research...

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Posted - Feb 25Read More

CHET Hosts Year of Equity Event with Dr. Samuel K. Roberts

CHET is hosting Dr. Samuel K. Roberts as part of the Year of Equity sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences (https://equity.as.uky.edu/) Dr. Roberts is a writer and scholar of African-American and public...

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Posted - Feb 25Read More

Pilot Grants

CHET HEALTH EQUITY PILOT GRANT RFARelease date: 2/24/2020Application deadline: 4/1/2020Project Duration: 12-18 monthsPilot funding will be made available to support meritorious projects that focus on...

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Posted - Feb 24Read More

Dr. John Lyons, Director of Center for Innovation in Population Health, Highlighted in UKNow

Dr. John Lyons, Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy and director of the Center for Innovation in Population Health (IPH), joined UK in September of 2019 with his team from the...

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Posted - Feb 6Read More

CHET Speaker Series: Jessica Thompson, M.Ed.

CHET will be hosting visiting doctoral candidate Jessica Thompson, M.Ed., for a talk February 13th entitled, "Contextualizing Cardiovascular Disease among Rural Appalachian Women: What Methods Should We Use...

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Posted - Feb 5Read More

Anthropology Graduate Student Association presents 19th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series

The University of Kentucky Anthropology Graduate Student Association will present its 19th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Khiara M. Bridges, Ph.D., J.D. Friday February 7, 2020 at 4:30pm in the...

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Posted - Jan 29Read More

CHET Faculty Member Discusses Impact of Menthol Ban on Health Equity

"Current policies that include restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco and nicotine products are less likely to reach those that would benefit from them the most, according to new research from...

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Posted - Jan 28Read More

Center for Health Equity Transformation Seeks to Improve Health of All Kentuckians

People in Kentucky experience some of the highest rates of cancer, cardiovascular disease, substance use, diabetes and obesity in the nation. These health disparities are the focus of work inside the Healthy...

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Posted - Jan 2Read More

Dr. James Ziliak, CHET Core Faculty Member, Co-Edits Special Issue of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

James P. Ziliak, PhD, is the Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics, Director of Center for Poverty Research and Kentucky Federal Statistical Research Data Center, and a Core Faculty member of the Center for...

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Posted - Dec 6Read More

Dr. Patrick Kitzman, CHET Core Faculty Member, Receives Outstanding Advocacy Award

"Patrick Kitzman, PT, PHD, associate dean for research in the UK College of Health Sciences, will receive the Outstanding Advocacy in Neurologic Physical Therapy Award from the American Physical Therapy...

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Posted - Dec 6Read More

Dr. Laurie McLouth Selected for Poster Walk

Congratulations to CHET Faculty Member Dr. Laurie McLouth, for having her research selected for a poster walk during the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium held...

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Posted - Oct 30Read More

Sociology Department Lecture Series - Dr. Micah Johnson

On October 28, 2019, The College of Arts and Sciences Sociology Department is hosting its first visiting scholar as part of its Social Inequalities Lecture Series. Dr. Micah Johnson is an Assistant Professor...

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Posted - Oct 23Read More

New $4.2 Million Grant Helps UK, Ky. Communities Battle Opioid Epidemic

For two years, University of Kentucky researcher April Young and her team have been onsite in Eastern Kentucky working with community members to assess and gather information on substance use in rural...

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Posted - Oct 14Read More

CHET to Host Dr. Kimberly Horn

CHET is pleased to launch our Speaker Series with esteemed Scholar Dr. Kimberly Horn. Dr. Kimberly Horn, EdD is a professor and scientist at the Virginia Tech Carilion Fralin Biomedical Research Institute....

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Posted - Sep 25Read More

CHSR to Host Dr. Leonard Egede

The Center for Health Services Research (CHSR) will be hosting renowned scholar Leonard Egede, MD, MS for a talk on "Social Determinants and Health Outcomes" during Grand Rounds on Friday October 4th at 12:...

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Posted - Sep 25Read More

CHET Recruiting for Faculty Positions

The Center for Health Equity Transformation is currently recruiting for two faculty positions.We are seeking Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors for tenure track, Regular Title Series, full time (12 month...

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Posted - Aug 22Read More