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Behind the Blue: Lisa Cassis on UK's Remarkable Research

When we think of research, our minds may possibly conjure up an image of a scientist in a white coat, hunched over a lab table, pouring chemicals into beakers. But research takes a multitude of forms, and...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

UK Medical Student Works to Improve Access and Understanding of Medicine and Engineering

Alex Wade, a third year medical student in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, wanted to give at-risk high school students opportunities they may not have known about and the chance to learn that...

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Posted - Oct 10Read More

Third-Year UK Medical Student Wins Big at 2016 Academic Convocation and Awards Day

Third-year medical student Perry Hooper won big at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s annual Academic Convocation and Awards Day held recently. Hooper won four awards, the most of any student,...

Tags - Medical Education, Awards and Recognition, Academic Convocation, Students

Posted - Oct 5Read More

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY from The Center For Biomedical Research Excellence on Obesity And Cardiovascular Diseases (COCVD)

The NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases (see http://cocvd.med.uky.edu/) supports research focused on mechanisms linking obesity to cardiovascular...

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Posted - Sep 30Read More

Multidisciplinary Value Program Boosts Team Science to Address Kentucky Health Challenges

Six teams of researchers and physician scientists have become the inaugural recipients of pilot funding from the new Multidisciplinary Value Program (MVP), which aims to boost team science that will impact...

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Posted - Sep 30Read More

6th Annual Markesbery Symposium Set for Nov. 4-5

University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) is hosting its sixth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Nov. 4-5. This two-day program will offer sessions for both the scientific...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Research, Alzheimer's research

Posted - Sep 21Read More

Sprang Receives $2 million Grant to Expand Services at UK Center on Trauma and Children

Dr. Ginny Sprang, professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Psychiatry and executive director of UK’s Center on Trauma and Children (CTAC), has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Substance...

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Posted - Sep 16Read More

'UK at the Half' Features Dean of UK College of Medicine

Robert DiPaola, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was featured during "UK at the Half" that aired during the UK at Florida football game, broadcast on radio Sept. 10.DiPaola, who came to...

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Posted - Sep 15Read More

UK Board Underscores Commitment to State With Meeting in Bowling Green

For the second year in a row, the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees is taking to the road for its regularly scheduled meeting, further underscoring the statewide commitment of the Commonwealth’s...

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Posted - Sep 9Read More

Academic Convocation and Awards Day

The Academic Convocation and Awards Ceremony is an annual presentation of awards to students and faculty for outstanding achievement in academics, service, research and teaching during the previous year....

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Posted - Sep 7Read More

Academic Convocation and Awards Day

The Academic Convocation and Awards Ceremony is an annual presentation of awards to students and faculty for outstanding achievement in academics, service, research and teaching during the previous year....

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Posted - Sep 7Read More

UK Named One of "Top Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs" by Becker's Hospital Review

The University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is one of the nation’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” in Becker’s Hospital Review magazine's recently released...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Ranking

Posted - Aug 26Read More

This Year’s White Coat Ceremony Has Extra Meaning for UK Physician

White coat ceremonies are held at medical schools across the country and are always meaningful for faculty and staff. New medical students begin their commitment to educating and caring for their fellow...

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Posted - Jul 29Read More

Class of 2020 White Coat Ceremony

The UK College of Medicine will host the Class of 2020 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, July 29, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Otis A. Singletary Center for the Arts located at 405 Rose Street. Save the date and join...

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Posted - Jul 7Read More

UK Graduate Confronts Diabetes in Appalachia

Growing up in Hazard, Kentucky, Brittany Martin was familiar with diabetes. Many of her older relatives had been diagnosed with the chronic condition, and her younger family members were starting to develop it...

Tags - Diabetes, Rural Health

Posted - Jul 7Read More

From AHEC Health Career Campers to Wildcats

Established in 2005, the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Pipeline Program works to further the interest of students in health professions. One of the goals of AHEC is to increase the number of health care...

Tags - AHEC, Students, Medical Education

Posted - Jun 17Read More