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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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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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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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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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Dr. Lovoria Williams named Nurse Researcher of the Year

We would like to congratulate CHET Core Faculty member Lovoria Williams, PhD, for being named the Nurse Researcher of the Year by the National Black Nurses Association at the 47th Annual Conference in New...

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Posted - Aug 14Read More

UK to Host 2020 Appalachian Studies Association Conference

The 43rd Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference will be held at the University of Kentucky March 12-15, 2020, for the first time in the organization's history, inpartnership with  the University of...

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CHET Welcomes New Faculty Member, Dr. Shyanika Rose

We are pleased to welcome Shyanika W. Rose, MA, PhD as a faculty member of the Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET).Dr. Rose joins CHET from the Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute in Washington, DC...

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Journal of Ethnicity & Disease Releases Supplement on Collaborative Health Policy Research

The Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center (TCC) for Health Disparities Research at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) has just published a special issue supplement with the Journal of Ethnicity & Disease...

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5th Annual Appalachian Research Day

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...

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AJPH publishes New Perspectives to Advance Minority Health and Health Disparities Research

"The American Journal of Public Health special issue New Perspectives to Advance Minority Health and Health Disparities Research is the culmination of a 2-year NIMHD-led transdisciplinary science visioning...

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Posted - Feb 18Read More

Improving Health Equity in Kentucky Through Research

As the university for Kentucky, understanding and addressing the health needs of the people of the Commonwealth is the goal of many faculty, staff, clinicians and researchers. As a step toward improving health...

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Posted - Sep 25Read More

Faith Community to Tackle Diabetes in Appalachia

Watch how Dr. Nancy Schoenberg hopes to partner with communities in Southeastern Kentucky to help tackle the scourge of diabetes in Appalachia.

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

New Center Established to Address Kentucky Health Disparities

At the University for Kentucky, understanding and addressing the health needs of the people of the Commonwealth is the goal of many faculty, staff, clinicians and researchers. As a step toward improving health...

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Posted - Jul 25Read More

UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More