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Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. Meredith Landorf

Meredith Landorf, MD, recently began a leadership role as assistant dean for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus. Through this position she will oversee and build upon the...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More

Scholarships Help Medical Students Shine at UK College of Medicine

The Dean's CORE Scholarship Fund helps ensure our medical students can follow their passion without the added burden of a higher debt load upon graduation. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine will...

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Posted - Sep 14Read More

Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. April Hatcher

April Hatcher, PhD, is an associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Neuroscience and was recently named chair of Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS), an organization...

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Posted - Sep 14Read More

Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. Rosalind Ritchie

Rosalind Ritchie, MD, is a professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and was recently named chair of the college’s Faculty of Color Network, an organization with...

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Posted - Sep 8Read More

UK College of Medicine Joins National Center for Pre-Faculty Development as Inaugural Member

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is excited to announce the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s selection as an inaugural member of the National Center for Pre-Faculty Development,...

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Posted - Aug 31Read More

Medical Illustrators Offer Useful Services to Faculty

When flipping through almost any medical textbook or research publication, one will find that paragraphs of text are typically broken up with elaborate graphics illustrating the complex scientific processes...

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Posted - Aug 24Read More

Educators Create Engaging Online Workshop for Integrated Biomedical Sciences Students

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an ever-changing environment requiring quick adjustment, especially in the field of research. In response to the pandemic, scientists at UK ceased non-essential research...

Tags - integrated biomedical sciences, Physiology, Microbiology

Posted - Aug 24Read More

In Memory of Two Outstanding Leaders

It is with great sorrow that I share with you the passing of two vital members of the UK College of Medicine’s history, both of whom were former chairs. Ward O. Griffen, MD, PhD, former chair of the department...

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Posted - Jul 28Read More

Dr. Sarah Tully Marks Recaps Her Year as the Bell Addiction Medicine Scholar

Since being selected as the University of Kentucky’s first Bell Addiction Medicine Scholar, Sarah Tully Marks, MD, has been hard at work creating additional educational opportunities for residents in the...

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Posted - Jul 14Read More

Dr. Dennis Cheek Named Director of Medical Physics

After an extensive national search, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Radiation Medicine has selected Dennis Cheek, PhD to serve as the new director of the department’s renowned...

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Posted - Jul 7Read More

'A Time for Action': College of Medicine Part of Unified Event for Social Justice

The University of Kentucky’s six health colleges and UK HealthCare hosted a unified event on Friday afternoon to recognize racism as a public health crisis and show commitment to social justice. Faculty, staff...

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Posted - Jun 15Read More

A 'Thank You' to our Academic and Research Technology Team

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s faculty and staff to adjust, and a major component of the adjustment has been ensuring the college’s medical education...

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Posted - Jun 5Read More

Curriculum Team Develops New Course for M3s Amid Pandemic

Thanks to quick thinking and collaborative efforts by faculty and staff of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, a new course was developed to alleviate some of the disruption to the medical student...

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Posted - Jun 1Read More

UK MedPride: Promoting Inclusivity, Addressing Needs of LGBTQ+ Community at College of Medicine

When Blake Herald began his journey at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, he sensed there was something missing, something that would ensure a more inclusive environment for him and his fellow...

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Posted - May 28Read More

UK College of Medicine Presents Awards to Outstanding Class of 2020 Members

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine would like to congratulate two standout graduating medical students for their exemplary work in pursuit of their education, leading them to receive the college’s...

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Posted - May 19Read More

Kentucky Medical Schools Come Together for State-Wide Blood Drive

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has teamed up with other medical schools in the state for MedMadness – a month-long blood donation competition. Since it started on May 1, the UK College of...

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Posted - May 19Read More