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In Memory of Two Outstanding Leaders

It is with great sorrow that I share with you the passing of two vital members of the UK College of Medicine’s history, both of whom were former chairs. Ward O. Griffen, MD, PhD, former chair of the department...

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Posted - Jul 28Read More

'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

A 'Thank You' to our Academic and Research Technology Team

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s faculty and staff to adjust, and a major component of the adjustment has been ensuring the college’s medical education...

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Posted - Jun 5Read More

UK MedPride: Promoting Inclusivity, Addressing Needs of LGBTQ+ Community at College of Medicine

When Blake Herald began his journey at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, he sensed there was something missing, something that would ensure a more inclusive environment for him and his fellow...

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Posted - May 28Read More

Course Variety in MSMS Program Helped Courtney Kelson Find Her Calling

With the intention of eventually pursuing a career in medicine, Georgia native Courtney Kelson earned her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Georgia State University. But after learning the full...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Class of 2020 Feature: Leo Yenwongfai Pursues Childhood Dream

Leonard (Leo) Yenwongfai was just 5 years old when he officially solidified his plans to become a doctor. It was after a conversation he had with a physician who was taking care of a family member at the time...

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Posted - Apr 20Read More

Researcher Studies Negative Effects of High-Fat Diet, Fructose

It’s widely known that when it comes to diet, fast food isn’t the healthiest choice. Expanding on this knowledge, a recent study by a researcher at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine found that the...

Tags - Gastroenterology, Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences

Posted - Apr 13Read 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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Posted - Feb 12Read More

Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw: From Rocket Launchers to Alzheimer's Research

For Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw, enlisting in the military was almost inevitable. Dedication to serving the country ran in his family.Something else was also a significant part of his family history: autoimmune...

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Posted - Nov 8Read More

THE CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ON OBESITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (COCVD) FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

The NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases, in collaboration with the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) announce the availability of...

Tags - Research, Grants and Funding, cardiovascular disease

Posted - Oct 18Read More

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening for the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus

A ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday marked the official opening of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus. The celebration of the new home for faculty, staff and the inaugural...

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Posted - Oct 12Read More

New Simulation Center Will Help Improve Medical Education

UK HealthCare has opened the doors to a new, state-of-the-art simulation facility. The approximately 7,000 square feet space, located on the second floor of University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, will house...

Tags - Medical Education, Students, Simulation

Posted - Oct 5Read More

Cardiovascular Research Day Features Science From Regional, National Researchers

Last week, more than 200 faculty, staff, and trainees from across the nation attended the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute's Cardiovascular Research Day to share the latest research on cardiovascular health...

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Posted - Sep 26Read More

Research Facility Shows What Kentucky Can Do

A research facility expressly devoted to addressing and eradicating the state’s most significant health disparities was opened Friday morning by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees and President Eli...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Are Named to 2017-18 Best Doctors in America

UK HealthCare has more than 130 physicians practicing medicine with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital who appear on the Best Doctors...

Tags - Ranking, Faculty, Clinical, UK HealthCare

Posted - Mar 26Read More