Al Cross, RUHRC faculty, to deliver 2024 Joe Creason Lecture at Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame Ceremony

Publisher: UK Now
Publication Date: 03/26/2024

Al Cross, RUHRC faculty and director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, scheduled to give lecture on April 9, 2024 at the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame ceremony.…

RUHRC faculty featured in National Public Health Week symposium

Publisher: UT Health San Antonio
Publication Date: 03/20/2024

Join Dr. Ty Borders, RUHRC director, and Dr. Joseph Benitez, RUHRC faculty, for a virtual NPHW symposium hosted by UT Health San Antonio…

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RUHRC Director Dr. Ty Borders Interviewed on Risk of Ky. Rural Hospital Closures

Publisher: Spectrum News
Publication Date: 08/10/2023

Four rural hospitals have closed in Kentucky since 2005, and 30 have seen a loss of services. Now, over 600 rural hospitals or 30% of all rural hospitals in the country are at risk of closing.…

Dr. Lars Petersen Interviewed on Rural Family Physicians Providing Prenatal Care

Publisher: KCUR
Publication Date: 07/25/2022

“There's a persistent pattern of rural family physicians in Kentucky doing prenatal care and delivering babies less than neighboring states and nationally." - Dr. Lars Peterson, vice president of research for the American Board of Family Medicine…

Dr. Ty Borders published in Journal of Rural Health on who produces, funds rural health research

Publisher: Journal of Rural Health
Publication Date: 06/28/2022

In this editorial, we report on the universities/institutions contributing the most papers as well as the institutes/agencies funding the most papers in the field of rural health research, whether they are published in the JRH or another outlet.…

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Dr. Ty Borders quoted in "Health in Rural America" Newsletter from National Institutes of Health

Publisher: National Institutes of Health
Publication Date: 03/15/2022

“It’s more difficult to provide many types of health care services in rural communities simply because there’s a lower availability of health care professionals,” says Dr. Ty Borders, an expert on rural health at the University of Kentucky.…

National Rural Health Day is Nov. 18--Join Free, Virtual Events

Publisher: Health Resources and Services Administration
Publication Date: 11/04/2021

National Rural Health Day focuses on highlighting strategies to achieve health equity in rural communities. Read more about virtual events related to National Rural Health Day on the HRSA website.…

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Dr. Lars Peterson Presenting Webinar on Rural Family Physicians

Publisher: RUHRC
Publication Date: 10/26/2021

Dr. Lars Peterson will present a webinar on rural family physicians Nov. 9, plus a new publication from Dr. Ahmed Arif and other RUHRC researchers…

flyer describing Nov 9 webinar featuring Dr. Lars Peterson

Dr. Ahmed Arif to Present Virtual Seminar, "Occupational Lung Disease: Pneumoconiosis," on July 14

Publisher: University of Kentucky Center for Applachian Research in Environmental Sciences
Publication Date: 07/01/2021

Dr. Ahmed Arif will present a virtual "zoominar" on pneumoconiosis on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Registration is open to all.…

A flyer promoting Dr. Arif's seminar on pneumoconiosis on July 14

RUHRC Publishes March 2021 Newsletter Celebrating 10,000 All-Time Downloads

Publisher: RUHRC
Publication Date: 03/17/2021

RUHRC published its March 2021 newsletter celebrating nearly 10k downloads, highlighting most-downloaded publications of the last year and all-time…

RUHRC Publishes November Newsletter

Publisher: RUHRC
Publication Date: 11/24/2020

This month, the RUHRC published two new policy briefs on the prevalence of risky substance use in rural communities.…

Dr. Ty Borders publishes op-ed in Louisville Courier Journal for National Rural Health Day

Publisher: Louisville Courier-Journal
Publication Date: 11/19/2020

Rural areas of Kentucky and the U.S. face considerable health and health care delivery challenges. As many readers know, rural areas of Appalachian Kentucky have some of the nation’s highest rates of cancer, opioid use and overall premature mortality.…

RUHRC Director Ty Borders

RUHRC Publishes Two New Briefs on Substance Use in Rural Communities

Publisher: Rural Health Research Gateway
Publication Date: 11/18/2020

RUHRC published 2 new policy briefs about substance use among adults and adolescents in rural communities…

RUHRC Receives Renewed Funding from HRSA

Publisher: HRSA
Publication Date: 08/20/2020

The RUHRC is one of seven rural health research centers awarded federal funding from HRSA.…

RUHRC Publishes July 2020 Newsletter

Publisher: RUHRC
Publication Date: 07/08/2020

Our July 2020 newsletter features new research on preventive services for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes and our 2020 NRHA annual conference presentations.…