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Pilot Grantee Dr. Anna Hoover's Health Literacy Research Featured on NIEHS Website

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 31, 2020) - Anna Goodman Hoover, Ph.D., is assessing Appalachian Kentuckians’ water-related environmental health literacy. She says that providing residents with useful information to...

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Pilot Grantee Dr. Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf featured in the Member Magazine Of The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 23, 2019) — Yvonne Fondufe–Mittendorf took a winding path from the Republic of Cameroon to the bluegrass of Kentucky.“I call myself an academic tourist,” she said.Inspired by her older...

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Center Director Dr. Ellen Hahn Demonstrates Commitment to Health Research, Advocacy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 15, 2019) — Working hard to help Kentuckians get on, and stay on, the road to better health. For the past 25 years, the University of Kentucky’s Ellen Hahn has been doing just that.Hahn is...

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UK-CARES Science Communication Fellow Dr. Jean Edward is helping Kentuckians better understand health insurance

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2020) – When Jean Edward, Ph.D, assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, first started her research into disparities in health care access in the Hispanic...

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MEMBER NEWS: Mountain Air Project Uses Photovoice to Engage Appalachian Youth in Environmental Health Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 12,2019) —A team of investigators working with the Mountain Air Project (MAP) based at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health equipped young research volunteers with digital...

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Pilot Grantee Dr. Anna Hoover and Team Receive National Library of Medicine Grant to Improve Environmental Health Information and Literacy in Eastern Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 20,2019) –In a new National Library of Medicine-funded study, "Integrating Information Resources to Promote Environmental Health Literacy in Appalachian Kentucky", a multidisciplinary...

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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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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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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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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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UK HealthCare Named ‘Rising Star’ Hospital by University HealthSystem Consortium

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has named UK HealthCare among the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC...

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Clinical Education Research Day Highlights Research Activities, Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science will host the 2nd Annual UK Clinical Research Education Day on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UK Chandler Hospital,...

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Center for Clinical and Translational Science Announces Pilot Funding Recipients

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Pilot Funding Program announces recipients of its most recent round of pilot funding in the Collaborative Category. The mission...

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16th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Scheduled for Oct. 11

The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute and the UK Saha Cardiovascular Research Center will host the 16th Annual Gill Heart Cardiovascular Research Day, Oct. 11, at the Lexington Convention Center....

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College of Medicine Hosts Free Community Health Fair on Sept. 8

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in collaboration with the colleges of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing and public health, will host the annual free Community Health Fair from 1 to 6 p.m., Sunday,...

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Town Hall to Address Alzheimer's Information

Members of the public interested in participating in research related to aging and Alzheimer's disease are invited to a town hall-style meeting to be held on Monday, Aug. 19, in Lexington. The meeting,...

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