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UK Center for Research on violence against women, Verizon establish scholarship program for battered women

The University of Kentucky has announced Verizon Wireless will fund the inaugural scholarship in a first-of-its-kind program for battered women established by the Center for Research on Violence Against Women. The Center plans to establish five Empowerment Scholarships under the umbrella of the Women’s Empowerment Scholarship Program. Verizon Wireless donated $100,000 from its HopeLine® from

ULP research featured for the first time at medical education conference April 19-21

Training manager Ryan Kingery to present research on electronic health records training for providers Research by Ryan Kingery, Ph.D., M.Ed., Manager of Technical Training for University of Louisville Physicians (ULP), has been selected as a Best Practices in Medical Education oral presentation for the 2012 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) conference. Participants of the

Kirschling elected president of National Nursing Association

Jane Kirschling, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, has been elected to serve a two-year term as president of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), effective immediately. “The Institute of Medicine, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and other authorities are all calling for transformation in how registered nurses are prepared

Beshear, Kentucky Cancer Foundation team up to fight cancer

Gov. Steve Beshear and the newly formed Kentucky Cancer Foundation are teaming up to form a public/private collaboration aimed at tackling Kentucky’s high cancer rates. University of Kentucky faculty from the College of Medicine and College of Public Health are heavily involved in the project. “Kentucky has the highest lung and colorectal cancer incidence rates

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