College of Medicine grad triumphs through tragedy to inspire next generation

As the oldest girl of nine children, Jazmyne Barney always knew she served an important role in her family. She was the “mom of the sibling group,” as she calls it, and because of this, she felt she had the...

Tags - Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Graduate Medical Education, Commencement ceremony

Posted - Dec 20Read More

Watch live at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. as UK honors its December 2019 graduates.

Watch Live as UK Celebrates December Graduates

Today, the University of Kentucky will honor its Fall 2019 graduates at the December 2019 Commencement Ceremonies.  The two ceremonies will begin 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. EST today in Rupp Arena. Both ceremonies...

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Posted - Dec 20Read More

College of Medicine professor appointed to Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Faculty Advisory Network

Luke H. Bradley, PhD, Chellgren Endowed Professor in the department of neuroscience, was recently selected by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as a member of its newly-established Faculty...

Tags - Neuroscience, Research, Biochemistry

Posted - Dec 3Read More

College of Medicine Names New Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Stephanie White, MD, MS, has recently been named the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion. Beginning Jan. 7, 2020, Dr. White will assume leadership of the...

Tags - Diversity, Pediatrics, Strategic Plan

Posted - Nov 19Read More

Navy Officers Find Bond as 'Wildcats'

Capt. Eric Stedje-Larsen, MD, and Cmdr. Ryan Phillips, MD, had worked with one another in the Navy for years, but on opposite sides of the country, Dr. Stedje-Larsen on the east coast in Portsmouth, Va., and...

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Posted - Nov 8Read More

Bowling Green Campus Leads Navy Veteran Toward New Career Path

Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Sherrod’s final duty before closing his 10-year Navy career was as a recruiter, traveling across the region to teach young, prospective military members about the opportunities...

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Posted - Nov 8Read More

New Northern Kentucky Campus Provides 'Blessing' for Marine

Staff Sgt. Sean Thornton joined the Marine Corps in 2009 for a variety of reasons. He wanted to serve his country. He wanted to continue the tradition within his family. He also wanted to improve himself, both...

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Posted - Nov 8Read More

Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw: From Rocket Launchers to Alzheimer's Research

For Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw, enlisting in the military was almost inevitable. Dedication to serving the country ran in his family.Something else was also a significant part of his family history: autoimmune...

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Posted - Nov 8Read More

Dean DiPaola, Dr. Studts honored with MediStar Awards

The 2019 MediStar Awards honored University of Kentucky College of Medicine Dean Robert S. DiPaola, MD, and Jamie L. Studts, Ph.D., professor in the UK College of Medicine Department of Behavioral Science. ...

Tags - Behavioral Science, MediStar, Lung Cancer, Northern Kentucky Campus, College of Medicine Bowling Green Campus

Posted - Nov 1Read More

College of Medicine Alumna and Student Receive Lyman T. Johnson Awards

Congratulations to a College of Medicine alumna and student who were recently honored during the 2019 Lyman T. Johnson Awards Banquet.  Ima Ebong, MD, '11, assistant professor of neurology and clinical...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

Faculty of Color Network Hosts First Gala to Celebrate Diversity in Medicine

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosted its first annual Faculty of Color Network gala on Friday, Oct. 18. The gala, themed Undeniable, Uncompromising, Unstoppable: Celebrating Diversity in...

Tags - faculty of color network, diversity, gala

Posted - Oct 25Read More

Academic Convocation and Awards Day

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosted its annual Academic Convocation and Awards Day on Friday, Oct. 11, recognizing excellence from dozens of students and faculty members in areas such as...

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Posted - Oct 11Read More

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening of UK College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine joined partners St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Northern Kentucky University on Thursday for a ribbon cutting ceremony that officially marked the opening of its new...

Tags - Medical Education, Campus Expansion

Posted - Sep 5Read More

UK College of Medicine Welcomes Inaugural Class at Northern Kentucky Campus

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine welcomed its first class of medical students who will pursue education at its new Northern Kentucky Campus this fall, marking the college’s continuous expansion...

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Posted - Aug 8Read More

DiPaola appointed to Liaison Committee on Medical Education

University of Kentucky College of Medicine Dean Robert S. DiPaola has been selected as a professional member on the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) beginning the 2019-2020 academic year. "To be...

Tags - Dean, Medical Education

Posted - May 31Read More

'Behind the Blue': Lee Kiefer Balances Medical School and Olympic Dreams

Just in case you’re thinking, ‘I have a really busy schedule,’ pause for a moment to consider just what University of Kentucky College of Medicine student Lee Kiefer has ‘on her plate.’A graduate of Paul...

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Posted - May 22Read More