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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

Registration Now Open for Inaugural Inclusive Health Summit

The University of Kentucky is hosting its first Annual Inclusive Health Summit through a collaboration between UK Inclusive Health Partnerships and the UK Healthcare Transform Clinic. The summit will take...

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Posted - Aug 7Read More

Request for Applications: UK CCTS Early Career & High Impact Pilot Awards

The UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is now accepting applications for Early Career and High Impact Pilot Projects. The purpose of this funding mechanism is to provide a new opportunity...

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Posted - Jul 29Read 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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Posted - Jul 25Read More

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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Posted - Jul 9Read More

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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Posted - Jun 26Read More

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

Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious...

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Posted - Nov 5Read More

Ambati Receives Junius-Kuhnt Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Junius-Kuhnt Award from the University of...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More