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University of Kentucky to Develop Medical School Regional Campus in Partnership with NKU and St. Elizabeth Healthcare

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine announced Monday plans to develop a regional medical school campus in Northern Kentucky for four-year medical education. The program is the third regional medical...

Tags - Medical Education, Campus Expansion

Posted - Feb 27Read More

UK's 2017 DanceBlue Raises Nearly $1.8 Million for Pediatric Cancer Patients

After 24 hours of dancing in anticipation, DanceBlue chairs and committee members revealed the 2017 grand fundraising total of $1,785,286.96 to the nearly 1,000 student participants and a crowd of supporters...

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Posted - Feb 26Read More

Elam Named 2016 Recipient of SGEA Career Education Award

Carol Elam, associate dean of Admissions and Institutional Advancement at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA)...

Tags - Medical Education, Admissions

Posted - Dec 8Read More

Behind the Blue: Conversation With College of Medicine Dean DiPaola

In the spring of 2016, the University of Kentucky hired Dr. Robert DiPaola as the new dean for the UK College of Medicine. He had previously been the director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and...

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Posted - Nov 16Read More

Women in Medicine and Science Hold Annual Visiting Professor Program

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will hold its second annual Visiting Professor Program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A....

Tags - Women in Medicine

Posted - Nov 3Read More

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...

Tags - Medical Education, Students

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

PILOT FUNDING 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, in collaboration with the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) announce the availability of...

Tags - Grant Proposals

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...

Tags - Dean, College of Medicine

Posted - Sep 15Read 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