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Health Matters Airs 600th Show

Many physicians enjoy a round of golf as a relaxing retreat from the vigor's of a busy medical practice, but Dr. Anthony Weaver instead heads to the broadcast station of WMKY radio in Morehead where he and co-...

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Posted - Nov 7Read More

Largest, Single Gift in UK History Focused on Enhancing Student Experience, Honors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnAUyVYD1ac&feature=youtu.be  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 22, 2015) —Further underscoring the commitment to create the best possible academic experience for students, University of...

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Posted - Oct 22Read More

UK Neurosurgery Residents Win Academic Challenge Competition

A team from the University of Kentucky's Neurosurgery Residency Program was recently named the winner of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Academic Challenge Competition. Dr. Steve Grupke and Dr....

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Posted - Oct 16Read More

UK Student Earns Halcomb Fellowship for Research Merging Physics and Medicine

University of Kentucky medical student and doctoral candidate Scott Thalman, who is developing novel imaging techniques for identifying early risk factors for sudden cardiac death, received the Halcomb...

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Posted - Sep 25Read More

American Heart Association Council Honors UK Cardiovascular Researcher

The American Heart Association’s Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB) will award Nancy Webb, a professor of pharmacology and nutritional sciences at the University of Kentucky,...

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

Four Students Committed to Cardiovascular Health, Education Receive Saha Awards

The University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center has selected four students committed to futures in cardiovascular health as the recipients of the 2015 Saha Awards for Cardiovascular Research and...

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Posted - Sep 2Read More

UK Researcher Awarded Grant to Study Link Between Obesity and Cancer

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) recently awarded a $750,000 grant to University of Kentucky researcher Fredrick Onono to study the potential link between obesity and breast cancer. Obese women are four...

Tags - Research, Obesity associated complications, National Cancer Institute

Posted - Aug 13Read More

Class of 2019 White Coat Ceremony

The UK College of Medicine will hold the Class of 2019 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Singletary Center for the Arts located at 405 Rose Street. The ceremony will include a...

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Posted - Jul 2Read More

St. Martin Awarded AOA Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship

The Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society recently named Brad St. Martin, Class of 2017, as a 2015 Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship Award recipient. AOA presents this research fellowship award...

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Posted - Jun 29Read More

Ese Ighodaro featured in Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology

Ese Ighodaro, a COM M.D./Ph.D. student, mentored by Pete T. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., recently published a research article titled “Hippocampal Sclerosis of Aging Can Be Segmental: Two Cases and Review of the...

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Posted - Jun 22Read More

UK Hosts 5th Annual Barnstable Brown Research Day

The University of Kentucky’s fifth annual Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day was held on May 20 at the Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A. Since 2011, the event has focused on current...

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Posted - Jun 17Read More

Hoven Elected First Female Chair of World Medical Association

Retired University of Kentucky professor Dr. Ardis D. Hoven was elected the first female chair of the World Medical Association (WMA) at the organization’s 200th council meeting in Oslo, Norway. Hoven has...

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Posted - Jun 16Read More

UK College of Medicine Celebrates Class of 2015 with Commencement and Senior Awards Lunch

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine Class of 2015 assumed the title of “doctor” during the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16. The graduating class consisted of 113 students who will pursue...

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Posted - May 28Read More

Medical Students Act as Exercise Mentors to Pediatric BMI Patients

Chance Ridgeway hasn’t stopped moving for 45 straight minutes. Sweat beads form on the brow of the 11-year-old as he vigorously touches his left elbow to his right knee, then meets his right elbow to his left...

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Posted - May 28Read More

UK COM: Prominent Cornerstone in UK's Rich History and Provider of World Class Health Care

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2015) — The University of Kentucky is currently celebrating 150 years as the state's flagship, land-grant institution of higher education.  From the early days as a school of...

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Posted - May 26Read More

Students Awarded for Leadership of UKMED Program

Third-year medical students Joyce Achenjang, Nana Sarpong, and Samuel Crocker recently received the Spirit of Advocacy Award at the UK Health Colleges Student Diversity Office’s Inaugural Celebration of...

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Posted - May 20Read More