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College of Medicine Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts with Prestigious Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest...

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National Hispanic Heritage Month: Q&A with Carlos Marin

National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed Sept. 15 – Oct. 15. In the following Q&A, Carlos Marin, assistant dean for community and cultural engagement, discusses what the month means to him and what he...

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Posted - Oct 4Read More

Dr. Higgins Selected to Participate in Prestigious Harvard Medical Education Program

Brian Higgins, PhD, has been named one of the few medical educators across the world selected for this year’s prestigious Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions.Through the annual...

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Posted - Oct 4Read More

Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. Analia Loria-Kinsey

In a Q&A for Women in Medicine Month, Analia S. Loria-Kinsey, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and nutritional sciences, discusses how she contributes to the College of Medicine and how she...

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Posted - Sep 27Read More

‘Her Journey is my Journey’: Team Approach Leads UK Neurologist, Patient to Successful Treatment Plan

Pamela Branson has been a nurse for 40 years, 35 of those working at the University of Kentucky. After long days treating patients, she always turned to golf as a way to escape the stress.So, when she couldn’t...

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Posted - Sep 20Read More

Introducing: 'The Mosaic'

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is excited to launch the first volume of its quarterly newsletter, The Mosaic. The Mosaic represents the varied lived experiences in the College of Medicine, our...

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Posted - Sep 7Read More

Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. Lisa Tannock

Lisa Tannock, MD, is senior associate dean for faculty affairs and development at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, as well as a professor of medicine. September is Women in Medicine Month. In...

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Posted - Sep 7Read More

Medical Student Receives Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to share that Kaylin Batey, a third-year medical student, has received the 2021 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Herbert W. Nickens...

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Posted - Aug 30Read More

Dr. Mohammed Kazimuddin Named Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at Bowling Green Campus

On behalf of the Office of Graduate Medical Education, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce the selection of Mohammed Kazimuddin, MD, as the associate dean for graduate medical...

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Posted - Aug 30Read More

Dr. Larry B. Goldstein Selected to be Associate Dean for Clinical Research

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has developed into a research powerhouse helping find solutions to Kentucky’s most urgent health needs.Clinical research is vital in bringing important findings...

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Posted - Aug 30Read More

Dr. Tianyan Gao Named Acting Chair of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce its selection of Tianyan Gao, PhD, as acting chair of the department of molecular and cellular biochemistry.Dr. Gao has dedicated more than...

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Posted - Aug 30Read More

UK Med Student Gerek Meinhardt, Team USA Take Bronze in Foil

University of Kentucky College of Medicine student Gerek Meinhardt will bring home his second bronze medal as part of Team USA in the men's team foil competition at the delayed 2020 Olympics. The team defeated...

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Posted - Aug 2Read More

UK Medical Student Lee Kiefer Takes the Gold in Women's Foil

 University of Kentucky College of Medicine student and Lexington native Lee Kiefer became the first American to win a gold medal in an individual foil event defeating reigning Olympic champion Inna...

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Posted - Jul 26Read More

College of Medicine to Welcome Class of 2025 to Campuses

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to welcome a new class of medical students across all of its campuses.On Thursday, July 29, and Friday, July 30, 2021, the college will hold White Coat...

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Posted - Jul 23Read More

Dr. Luke Bradley Named Acting Chair of Neuroscience

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Luke Bradley, PhD, has accepted the position of acting chair of the department of neuroscience, effective Aug. 1.Dr. Bradley, a...

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Posted - Jul 19Read More

UK Honors Alumnus Whose Gift Will Transform Medical Education in Kentucky

Dr. Michael D. Rankin, a 1980 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was honored today for his monumental $22 million gift commitment that will transform medical education in Kentucky....

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Posted - Jul 14Read More