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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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

Medical Student Provides Critical Care Training to Nepali Doctors Before Earthquake Emergencies

Not even sopping wet hiking gear could blemish Jennifer Cotton's memory of a pink- and orange-hued morning sun surfacing over the Himalayan mountain line. In between medical training sessions at Tribhuvan...

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Posted - May 15Read More

Early Passion for Science, Medicine Puts UK Grad on Fast Track to Medical School

Two seems to be a lucky number for graduating senior Sibi Rajendran, of Frankfort, Kentucky. Two years ago, Rajendran, the son of Narayanan and Preetha Rajendran, graduated from two high schools simultaneously...

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Posted - May 7Read More

Charity Toast and Casino Night

Join the UK COM students for the 2nd Annual Charity Toast and Casino Night on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 7-11:30 p.m. at the Barrel House Events Center. Socialize and play casino games as students honor Dr....

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Posted - May 4Read More

Gill Heart Institute's Walk With a Doc is Back

Put on your walking shoes and join the Gill Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Alison Bailey for the 2015 Walk with a Doc season. From April through August, the program will meet twice a month on Thursdays for...

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Posted - May 1Read More

UK Students Named Among Global Health Case Competition Winners

Congratulations to University of Kentucky students who placed 2nd in the Emory Global Health Institute's 4th Annual International Global Health Case Competition. UK students competed among an elite group of 24...

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Match Day Reveals Next Phase of Medical Journey for UK Students

Before fourth-year University of Kentucky medical students Kenisha Webb and Tom Muse opened acceptance letters to their medical residency programs, they calculated their odds of landing at the same location....

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Posted - Mar 24Read More

UK Great Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Sameer Desai

Six University of Kentucky educators were recently named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2015 Great Teacher Award.   The Great Teacher Award, started in 1961, is the longest-running university award...

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Posted - Mar 10Read More

Class of 2015 Graduation Ceremony

Join us on this memorable day and share in the excitement for our graduates. The Graduation Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Singletary Center for the Arts ...

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Posted - Mar 9Read More

New UK Research Facility Gets Green Light From State Legislature

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto believes it is time "to make death a beggar in Kentucky.” It’s the idea that through world-class research across an array of disciplines, and a commitment to...

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Posted - Mar 4Read More