Lexington nonprofit tying haircuts to health

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky In many communities, the barbershop is more than just a place for a haircut. It’s a gathering place where stories are told, and information is exchanged. Project Ricochet, a community-based organization working diligently to increase equity in health care, hosted its first Barbershop Showcase and Public Health Fair at Lexington’s […]

UK’s Rural Physician Leadership Program, Anthem Medicaid announce new rural medicine scholarships

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky The University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid in Kentucky announced new scholarship opportunities for UK’s Rural Physician Leadership Program (RPLP). The Anthem Rural Medicine Scholarships will provide $100,000 to offset the cost of medical school for students in the RPLP. In a state that suffers from high rates […]