Future Physicians Participating in Global Health Challenge Video Competition Ask for Your Vote

Three first-year medical students from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine who have a passion for expanding health care access have produced an original and creative video, “Nosotros Para Vosotros...

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Posted - Apr 7Read More

Jackson Named Assistant Dean for Admissions

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Wendy Jackson, MD, has been selected as the Assistant Dean for Admissions.  In this role, Wendy will assist Carol Elam, the Associate...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

New Inductions into AOA National Honor Society

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) is the national medical school honor society.  Induction into AOA is a high honor, recognizing students not only who have had high academic achievement, but who have also demonstrated...

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Posted - Mar 13Read More

Hoellein Named Associate Dean for Student Affairs

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine recently named Andrew Hoellein, MD, MS, Associate Dean for Student Affairs in a recent announcement. Dr. Hoellein will work with Dr. Brian Adkins, the Assistant...

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Posted - Mar 10Read More

UK College of Medicine to Host Match Day Ceremony on March 17, 2017

On Friday, March 17, the UK College of Medicine will host a Match Day Ceremony for the Class of 2017 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center. The ceremony is part of the National Match Day when graduating...

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Posted - Mar 2Read More

Dr. Nathan Vanderford Named Recipient of UK Alumni Association 2017 Great Teacher Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 1, 2017) ― Six University of Kentucky educators were named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2017 Great Teacher Award Tuesday night.The recipients are:Richard Andreatta, College of...

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Posted - Mar 1Read More

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...

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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)...

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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

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,...

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Posted - Oct 5Read More


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...

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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...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More