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'A Time for Action': College of Medicine Part of Unified Event for Social Justice

The University of Kentucky’s six health colleges and UK HealthCare hosted a unified event on Friday afternoon to recognize racism as a public health crisis and show commitment to social justice. Faculty, staff...

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Posted - Jun 15Read More

Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro Leading the Way in the College of Medicine's MD/PhD Program

As a young student who was proficient in science, Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro, always saw herself pursuing a career in medicine. But it wasn’t until applying to medical school that she discovered there was another...

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Posted - Feb 24Read More

Dr. Stoops Elected President of National Group Dedicated to Addressing Drug Abuse

William W. Stoops, PhD, professor within the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been elected as president of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the longest standing group in the U....

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Faculty of Color Network Hosts First Gala to Celebrate Diversity in Medicine

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosted its first annual Faculty of Color Network gala on Friday, Oct. 18. The gala, themed Undeniable, Uncompromising, Unstoppable: Celebrating Diversity in...

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Posted - Oct 25Read More

UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious...

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Posted - Nov 5Read More

Ambati Receives Junius-Kuhnt Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Junius-Kuhnt Award from the University of...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More

UK HealthCare Named ‘Rising Star’ Hospital by University HealthSystem Consortium

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has named UK HealthCare among the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC...

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Posted - Oct 18Read More

Clinical Education Research Day Highlights Research Activities, Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science will host the 2nd Annual UK Clinical Research Education Day on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UK Chandler Hospital,...

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Posted - Oct 16Read More

Center for Clinical and Translational Science Announces Pilot Funding Recipients

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Pilot Funding Program announces recipients of its most recent round of pilot funding in the Collaborative Category. The mission...

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Posted - Oct 2Read More

16th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Scheduled for Oct. 11

The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute and the UK Saha Cardiovascular Research Center will host the 16th Annual Gill Heart Cardiovascular Research Day, Oct. 11, at the Lexington Convention Center....

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

College of Medicine Hosts Free Community Health Fair on Sept. 8

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in collaboration with the colleges of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing and public health, will host the annual free Community Health Fair from 1 to 6 p.m., Sunday,...

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Posted - Sep 3Read More

Town Hall to Address Alzheimer's Information

Members of the public interested in participating in research related to aging and Alzheimer's disease are invited to a town hall-style meeting to be held on Monday, Aug. 19, in Lexington. The meeting,...

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education

Effective August 1, 2013, Dr. Darrell Jennings will step down from his role as Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education to focus primarily on his role as chair in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory...

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Posted - Jul 23Read More

Ambati to Receive Mark Brothers Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and professor of physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, will receive the 2013 Mark...

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Posted - Jul 22Read More