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September 27, 2023

The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES) hosted K-12 teachers across Kentucky for a virtual training on climate and health in Kentucky.

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September 27, 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES) hosted K-12 teachers across Kentucky for a virtual training on climate and health in Kentucky.

From left to right: Dr. Rachel Wilson, Lisa Williams, Renee Gallagher, and LeAnn Barber
September 21, 2023

Burnout is a problem in any profession, but it is rampant in health care. This national problem has been evident recently as the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many learners, practitioners, faculty, and staff to the limit.

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July 28, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce that faculty, staff, learners, and trainees will have free access to a leading online resource for medical Spanish proficiency.

Headshot of Dr. Na'Tasha Evans
July 14, 2023

Na’Tasha Evans, PhD, MEd, is a researcher, published author, champion for female empowerment, and our new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Learn more about her goals, her past work, and more in the following Q&A.

UK-CARES Director, Dr. Ellen Hahn (L) and Deputy Director, Dr. Erin Haynes (R)
Ellen Hahn, Ph.D., (left) director of BREATHE, joined Mayor Linda Gorton, former UK president Lee T. Todd Jr. and College of Nursing Dean Rosalie Mainous to celebrate 20 years of a tobacco-free Lexington.
July 7, 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 30, 2023) — The city of Lexington celebrated the 20th anniversary of its historic smoke-free ordinance today in a ceremony at the Lexington-Fayette Government Center.

Dr. Na'Tasha Evans
May 30, 2023

Following an extensive national search and interviews with highly qualified individuals, the College of Medicine is excited to welcome Na’Tasha Evans, PhD, MEd, as the new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and associate professor in the department of behavioral science.

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May 23, 2023

The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES) is taking nominations for the fourth cohort of Faculty Fellows in Science Communication.

Erin Haynes, DrPH
April 10, 2023

University of Kentucky College of Public Health environmental scientist Erin Haynes, DrPH, is taking steps to learn more about the health symptoms and exposures faced by the residents of East Palestine, Ohio, by launching an online health tracking survey. On Feb.

Robin Kimmerer
March 8, 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 8, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College and the Student Sustainability Council will present a campus keynote from Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of “Gathering Moss” and “Braiding Sweetgrass,” and 2022 MacArthur Fellow, to be held at noon Thursday, April 6, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

Alliance research initiative - researchers collaborating
March 2, 2023

Nearly three years ago, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine launched the Alliance Research Initiative to promote collaboration and mentorship through interdisciplinary research teams. With members spanning across UK departments and colleges, these teams were established to address Kentucky’s most urgent health needs.

Erin Haynes, Ph.D., is a professor of preventive medicine and environmental health.
February 28, 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 24, 2023) — On Feb. 3, a train carrying hazardous materials near East Palestine, Ohio, derailed. Following the crash, some of the chemicals were intentionally burned in a controlled explosion in an effort to manage the release of potential toxins.

Dr. Daniel B. Moore's Work on Nanoplastics
February 28, 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 28, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES) honored UK researchers, community leaders and organizations for their work to help Kentuckians in Appalachia.

Gurpreet Dhaliwal
February 2, 2023

The UK College of Medicine is excited to welcome Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, as the visiting professor delivering this year’s Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Humanities Lecture. 

Rapid response grant awardees Patrick Hannon, Hollie Swanson, and Cetewayo Rashid
January 27, 2023

Have you ever wondered how a hot and humid day can affect the ability of our bodies to function? Three UK College of Medicine researchers are raising this important question in light of climate change and the prediction that more people will be exposed to these conditions over time. 

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January 12, 2023

The University of Kentucky’s ninth annual Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium will bring in nationally recognized experts to raise awareness about the dangers of heart disease and educate attendees on prevention techniques.

Erin Haynes, DPH
December 13, 2022

A University of Kentucky researcher has been appointed to the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors. 

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November 29, 2022

Our College of Medicine community,