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.…

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 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.…

RUHRC Publishes New Briefs Comparing Rural and Urban Medicare Beneficiaries' Access to 3 Preventive Services

Publisher: Rural Health Research Gateway
Publication Date: 06/03/2020

RUHRC publishes 3 new policy briefs comparing the availability of DSMT, MNT, and HBAI for rural and urban Medicare beneficiaries…

RUHRC Deputy Director Dr. Jeffery Talbert Named Director of UK Institute for Biomedical Informatics

Publisher: UKNow
Publication Date: 05/13/2020

Dr. Talbert, who is deputy director of RUHRC, will lead the Institute in population health analysis and improvement.…

RUHRC Mental Health Research Featured in NRHA Magazine

Publisher: National Rural Health Association
Publication Date: 05/07/2020

National Rural Health Association (NRHA) publication features RUHRC report on rural mental health and suicide mortality.…

RUHRC Publishes April 2020 Newsletter

Publisher: RUHRC
Publication Date: 04/29/2020

RUHRC April 2020 newsletter features new research on coal miners' health, upcoming talks at virtual conference…

RUHRC Publishes March 2020 Newsletter on Access to Buprenorphine

Publisher: RUHRC
Publication Date: 03/24/2020

RUHRC e-newsletter for March 2020: featuring new publications on family physicians and buprenorphine…

Rural Communities Must Take Steps to Limit Coronavirus Deaths

Publisher: Hoptown Chronicle
Publication Date: 03/23/2020

“Anecdotal evidence shows that too many rural citizens and hospital personnel are not heeding federal and state recommendations to reduce coronavirus transmission."…

Dr. Ty Borders speaks to Lexington Herald-Leader on Rural Hospitals' Preparedness for Coronavirus Outbreak

Publisher: Lexington Herald-Leader
Publication Date: 03/20/2020

Dr. Ty Borders, RUHRC Director, is featured in Lexington Herald-Leader story "Are rural Kentucky hospitals ready for a coronavirus outbreak? Experts say no."…

How Family Practice Physicians Can Improve Rural Health

Publisher: Annals of Family Medicine
Publication Date: 03/11/2020

RUHRC researcher Dr. Lars Peterson wrote an article in the Annals of Family Medicine about the impact of family physicians on rural population health.…