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U.S. News & World Report Ranks UK Chandler Hospital Best in the State, UK HealthCare Specialty Services Nationally Ranked

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region, according to the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings...

Tags - Ranking

Posted - Aug 8Read More

Neurology Resident's Study, Published in Stroke, Proposes Change to FAST Mnemonic for Stroke

Organizations like the American Heart Association have promoted the FAST concept to help people recognize the symptoms of stroke.FAST stands for Face, Arm, Speech and Time – the last letter a reminder to seek...

Tags - Research, Neurology

Posted - Feb 22Read More

Behind the Blue Examines Women's Heart Health With Dr. Gretchen Wells, Gail Cohen

February is American Heart Health Month, and this past Feb. 3 marked the 14th annual National Wear Red Day for Women. It’s a day designed to call our attention to recognizing heart disease as the No. 1 killer...

Tags - Research, Gill Heart Institute

Posted - Feb 10Read More

UK Neurology Residents Create Fundraiser to Aid Ecuador

When a major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit the country of Ecuador earlier this year, Dr. Mauricio Villamar and his wife, Dr. Ana Cristina Albuja, both neurology residents at the University...

Tags - Neurology, Residents, Service

Posted - Oct 28Read More

UK HealthCare, Cincinnati Children's Finalize Agreement to Partner for Pediatric Heart Care Services

UK HealthCare and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have finalized an agreement to partner for pediatric heart care and other services. A Letter of Intent (LOI) for a partnership was announced...

Tags - Clinical, UK HealthCare

Posted - Jan 20Read More

UK Medical Resident is Contributing Author in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Textbook

Dr. Ruhel Boparai, resident in the University of Kentucky's Department of Psychiatry, is a contributing author on one of the chapters in "Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Targeting Neurobiological...

Tags - Graduate Medical Education, Psychiatry, Publications

Posted - Oct 31Read More

UK Chair of Neuroscience Inducted as President-Elect of National Neurotrauma Society

University of Kentucky Endowed Chair of Neuroscience Dr. Diane Snow was recently elected by her colleagues to serve as president-elect of the National Neurotrauma Society (NNS). With this appointment, Snow...

Tags - Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, Faculty

Posted - Jul 29Read More

Pediatric Residents Join Global Movement to Teach Life-Saving Resuscitation Skills

University of Kentucky medical residents, fellows and faculty members packed into a classroom next to the medical center library on July 16 to practice fundamental newborn resuscitation maneuvers on baby...

Tags - Pediatrics, Students, Residents

Posted - Jul 23Read More

One Year After NCI Designation, Markey Continues to Grow

A year ago, a crowd of hundreds gathered in Pavilion A of the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital to celebrate a long-awaited special announcement – the unveiling of the UK Markey Cancer Center as the...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Jul 11Read More

Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Day Combines Research, Opera

The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center hosted its fourth annual Diabetes Day on Tuesday, May 20. With a focus on current findings in obesity and diabetes research, the day's program featured...

Tags - Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center, Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day

Posted - Jun 13Read More

Silent Auction Benefits Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic in Ecuador

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) will host the 10th annual Art of Healing silent auction on Wednesday, April 2. The auction will be...

Tags - Medical Education, Auction

Posted - Apr 2Read More

Williams Named Director of UK Center for Health Services Research

Dr. Mark V. Williams, the new director for the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has a clear vision for the multidisciplinary research center: Applying research to optimize care....

Tags - Center for Health Services Research, Biomedical, 490

Posted - Feb 4Read More

Bastos-Carvalho Receives Bayer Grant

Ana Bastos-Carvalho, a visiting scholar in the Ambati research group in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Global Ophthalmology...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 490

Posted - Jan 13Read More

Creating a Culture of Collaboration for Research at UK and Beyond

There's a proverb in the business world that says, "If you don’t know, hire someone who does." In the world of translational research, the saying might go like something this: "If you don't have the expertise...

Tags - CCTS, 490, Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Posted - Jan 10Read 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...

Tags - Arts in Healthcare

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...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research

Posted - Dec 2Read More