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Match Day Results Change the Lives of UK Medical Students

For medical students, there is one day a year that means as much, and might be as stressful, as all the exams and studying. After four years of medical school, and numerous interviews, medical students find...

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Posted - Mar 25Read More

UK College of Medicine Hosts Annual Sue Fosson Spring Humanities Festival

Students, staff, faculty and friends are invited to attend the Sue Fosson Spring Humanities Festival: A Celebration of the Arts. The event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., March 23 in the University of...

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Posted - Mar 21Read More

Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony

The College of Medicine will host the Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Singletary Center for the Arts located at 405 Rose Street. Join us on...

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Posted - Mar 1Read More

Medical Students Awarded by ACP

Multiple UK College of Medicine students received awards at the American College of Physicians (ACP) Kentucky Chapter’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Students were awarded during the research poster competition...

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Posted - Feb 10Read More

UK Salvation Army Clinic Offers Hands-on Experience

For many in Lexington, the UK Salvation Army Clinic is their only access to healthcare, but for UK students, UKSAC offers an opportunity to learn about the medical field in a hands-on environment. According to...

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Posted - Feb 10Read More

UK Study Calls for Closer Examination of Transitional Care Management Program Effectiveness

Reducing excessive medical costs associated with high hospital readmission rates is a pillar of health care reform. From 2007 to 2011, as many as 19 percent of patients in the United States returned to...

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Posted - Jan 17Read More

New Dean of the UK College of Medicine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2016) — University of Kentucky Provost Tim Tracy and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf announced Monday that Dr. Robert DiPaola, director of the Rutgers...

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Posted - Jan 4Read More

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