Research Priorities - Diversity & Inclusion
  • Article
  • Sep 28 2022

The cost of cancer treatment negatively impacts the physical and mental health of survivors who are living in poverty, according to a recent study co-authored by Lovoria Williams, Ph.D., Markey Cancer Center’s associate director of Cancer Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

  • Article
  • Aug 30 2022

As Black Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in the U.S. from Aug. 25-31, researchers at the University of Kentucky are highlighting research and outreach initiatives supporting Black mothers’ choices to initiate and continue breastfeeding.

  • Article
  • Aug 11 2022

A new study published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment details the experiences of Black adults in drug treatment and their providers. The study authors hope it will inform changes to promote successful recovery and healing.  

  • Article
  • Jun 21 2022

More than 60,000 pages of Fayette County’s historical property records containing information about enslaved people from the late 1700s through 1865 will soon be available to the public online.

  • Podcast
  • Jun 17 2022

The director of the Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies and African American and Africana Studies discusses the Juneteenth holiday, personal reflections on the day's significance, and the importance of observance of the holiday by the university.

  • Article
  • May 26 2022

The program is creating a unique pipeline to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) literacy and promote STEM careers for traditionally underrepresented populations.

  • Article
  • May 17 2022

The populations Danelle Stevens-Watkins, Ph.D., seeks to help are often difficult to reach. One of her latest projects requires asking Black Americans who use opioids to talk about their lives.

  • Article
  • May 3 2022

The 2022 UNITE Research Showcase is centered around elevating and promoting the importance of racial equity research at UK, across the Commonwealth and beyond.

  • Article
  • Apr 1 2022

The 2022 UNITE Research Showcase is centered around elevating and promoting the importance of racial equity research at UK, across the Commonwealth and beyond.