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Alumni Spotlight: Zim Okoli

We look forward to sharing our latest Alumni Spotlight, which features Dr. Chizimuzo (Zim) Okoli, Professor, PhD, MPH, APRN, PMHNP-BC, NCTTP FAAN!   Dr. Okoli received his undergraduate degrees in nursing and philosophy from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing. He subsequently earned a Master of Science in Nursing (2002), a Master of Science in Public Health (2005), and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (2005), all from UK.

'Behind the Blue': The importance of nursing with Dean Rosalie Mainous

On this episode of "Behind the Blue," Dean Rosalie Mainous talks about the allure of returning to the Bluegrass to become dean of the UK College of Nursing, the insight gained from clinical work that she applies to her academic endeavors, the vital importance of nursing to the entire health care structure, and more.

The Provost’s 2023 Outstanding Teaching Awards: Cathy Catlett

Cathy Catlett, assistant professor in the UK College of Nursing, is one of 10 winners to receive the University of Kentucky’s 2022-23 Outstanding Teaching Awards. These awards identify and recognize individuals who demonstrate special dedication to student achievement and who are successful in their teaching. Recipients were selected via nomination and reviewed by a selection committee based in the UK Provost’s Office for Faculty Advancement and the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching.