12th Annual Appalachian Translational Research Network (ATRN) Summit

Community-Academic Engagement:  Building Resilience Together

November  14 - 15, 2022
University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center

Registration Now Open!

Please register by Oct. 21. 

  • $50 for ATRN members: faculty, staff, community organizations, community members
  • $75 for non-ATRN members: faculty, staff, community organizations, community members
  • $25 for all students

We are pleased to announce our keynote and plenary speakers for the 2022 ATRN Summit:

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Keynote by
Elizabeth Dickson, PhD, RN
Center for Participatory Research of the University of New Mexico







Headshot of Alex Elswick, a white man with short brown hair, a short beard and trimmed mustache. He's smiling at the camera, wearing tortoise shell glasses, a white collared shirt, and a burgandy tie.

Plenary by
Alex Elswick, PhD
Co-Founder of Voices of Hope,
University of Kentucky Extension Specialist for Substance Use Prevention and Recovery






Also featured are two plenary panels focused on:

  • Health equity and the HEALing Communities Study

  • The Robert Woods Johnson “Making Change Visible” social engagement resource

Full agenda is forthcoming. 



We have blocked rooms at a special ATRN Health Summit rate for the nights of November 13-15th.

Hilton Lexington/Downtown
Special rate is $129 + tax per night
369 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507
(877) 539-1648 (Use Group Code CCTS11) 
Book a room at ATRN rate here. »

Please note: The last day to book a room at the special rate is October 13, 2022.


Questions? Please contact

  • Ashley G. Hall, MS

    • Research Project Manager, Community Engagement and Participant Recruitment
    • agtayl3@uky.edu
    • (859) 323-7375