Project ACHIEVE Gains National Attention

Congratulations to our Project ACHIEVE team who gained national attention through their care transitions article when it was picked up by the Washington Post and 60 other news outlets, including as far out as...

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Dr. Smalls Abstract Accepted to APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

Congratulations to Brittany Smalls, PhD, whose abstract entitled "Disparities Researcher Equalizing Access for Minorities (DREAM) Program: Developing Health Disparities Researchers for the Future" was selected...

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Dr. Edward receives $15, 000 from the College of Nursing Pilot Research Program

Jean Edward, PhD, RN, was awarded $15,000 from the College of Nursing Pilot Research Program to fund her study titled “Examining availability of health system and community-based programs aimed at promoting...

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Dr. Williams Honored as the 2018-19 University Research Professors

Dr. Williams was among 13 UK faculty who were presented with the 2018-19 University Research Professorship Award. This award was presented to faculty who have demonstrated excellence in research and creative...

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Dr. Mark V Williams on being named Chief Quality & Transformation Officer

Congratulations to Dr. Mark V Williams on being named Chief Quality & Transformation Officer. Dr. Williams will work with Dr. Newman and other members of the Executive Quality Committee to provide...

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Dr. Edward Selected as a UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES) Fellow in Science Communication

Congratulations to Dr. Jean Edward on being selected into the first cohort of UK-CARES Fellows in Science Communication!! This program is designed to provide early career faculty with skills training for...

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VI2P Researchers Presented Their 6-Month Study Progress and Goals For Continuation

With support from the College of Medicine in 2017, the Center for Health Services Research (CHSR) selected and funded four projects in the Value of Innovation to Implementation Program (VI2P);

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Dr. Smalls' Abstract Accepted to U.S.-Hong Kong 2018 Conference

Congratulations to Dr. Brittany Smalls for her abstract entitled “Phenotype of the Rural Caregiver: Implications for Aging America” for being selected for the U.S.-Hong Kong 2018 Conference with the theme “...

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Dr. Smalls accepted to the 2018 Summer Institute on Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials

According to the NIH Institute on Randomized Clinical Trials website ( this training will provide thorough...

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Swartz and Williams Presented at the AACN Annual Doctoral Education Conference

Colleen Swartz, DNP, MBA, RN (UK HealthCare’s Chief Nursing Executive and Chief Administrative Officer) and Mark V. Williams, MD, FACP, MHM (Professor & Director of the Center for Health Services Research...

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HLK & UK CHSR Collaborated on Inaugural Kentucky Health Literacy Award

Health Literacy Kentucky (HLK) and the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (UK CHSR) collaborated to sponsor the inaugural Kentucky Health Literacy Award this October, Health Literacy...

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UK HealthCare Team Attends Vanderbilt Course on Promoting Professionalism

A UK HealthCare team of nurses and physicians attended a Vanderbilt course on Promoting Professionalism in Nashville, TN on December 1 & 2. The course focused on equipping attendees with the skills...

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Dr. Smalls Selected for Opportunity with the 2018 NRMN Proposal Preparation Program

Congratulations to Dr. Brittany Smalls on being selected for a career development opportunity with the 2018 National Research Mentoring Network Proposal Preparation Program (NRMN-P3). The NRMN-P3 is one of...

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UK Center for Health Services Research Collaborates with Health Departments to Study Injection Drug Use

The National Institutes of Health recently awarded the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (CHSR) funding to study the adoption of syringe exchange programs in rural communities in the...

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Vizient Value-Based Care Education Panel: Choosing Wisely

2017 Vizient Health Innovation and Implementation Network (HIIN) Community Knowledge Network Education Series features CHSR Director, Mark Williams. This program continues the examination of an ongoing and...

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Conference Room at Northwestern named for Mark Williams

The Division of Hospital Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Northwestern Memorial Hospital dedicated its conference room to our very own Director, Mark Williams, the...

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Posted - Oct 26Read More