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Thank a Resident Day: College of Medicine Spotlights Some of its Outstanding Residents

Our residents and fellows put in the time and effort each and every day. The Gold Humanism Honor Society’s “Thank a Resident Day,” falls on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, providing an opportunity to showcase some of...

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Posted - Feb 25Read More

SNMA and ODEI Spotlight Black UK Physician-Leaders

The UK College of Medicine chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is commemorating Black History Month by curating educational information about the Black community's impact in medicine....

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Brian Hamilton Named Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is thrilled to announce the addition of Brian Hamilton, MEd, as its new director of diversity, equity, and inclusion.In this newly established role, Hamilton...

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Posted - Feb 1Read More

Dr. Ima Ebong Named on List of '1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America'

Ima Ebong, MD, MS, assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Neurology, was recently named one of “1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America” in a list published by...

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Posted - Jan 28Read More

Richard Welsh to Retire after 52 Years at UK

Professor Richard Welsh’s desire to help Kentucky families propelled a decades-long career in health care and academia at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and UK HealthCare. After nearly 52 years...

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Posted - Jan 25Read More

Healthy Hearts for Women Virtual Symposium and WIMS Virtual Round Table

The seventh annual Healthy Hearts for Women virtual symposium will take place Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. A virtual round table hosted by Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) will follow the symposium.8:30 a.m.-...

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Posted - Jan 22Read More

Dr. Kevin Pearson Named Director of Inclusive Research Initiatives

As part of its commitment toward creating a more inclusive work and learning environment, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has established additional leadership roles in the Office of Diversity,...

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Posted - Dec 14Read More

Dr. Brian Stevenson Receives Two Major Grants to Study Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne bacterial disease in the U.S., with 200,000 new cases each year. While incidence in Kentucky typically has been relatively low, the incidence of the tick vector,...

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Posted - Dec 7Read More

Dr. Craig van Horne Named Chair of Neurosurgery

Following the excellent and long-tenure of leadership by Phillip A. Tibbs, MD, the UK College of Medicine has announced Craig G. van Horne, MD, PhD, as the new chair for the department of neurosurgery...

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Dr. Marilyn Duncan Elected to Serve on University Senate Council

Marilyn Duncan, PhD, a driven researcher and well-regarded professor in the department of neuroscience, has been elected to serve on the University Senate Council, the executive body of the University Senate. ...

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month Q&A with Dr. Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Neuroscience and a researcher at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, an internationally recognized...

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Posted - Dec 1Read More

On Veterans Day, We Honor Those Who Serve

Veterans Day is a time to recognize individuals who have made the honorable decision to protect our country's freedom through military service. Below, we are honoring four of our of our very own faculty...

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Posted - Nov 11Read More

Dr. Nancy Schoenberg Invited to Present at NIH Behavioral and Social Science Research Festival

Nancy Schoenberg, PhD, professor of behavioral science and director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation, has been invited to present her research at the Behavioral and Social Science Research...

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Posted - Nov 10Read More

Award-winning Anchor Juju Chang to Discuss Unconscious Bias in UK Virtual Event

Unconscious Bias: Anti-Asian Bashing in the Age of COVIDTuesday, Nov. 10, 20204:30 p.m. ZoomSpeaker: Juju Chang, Emmy Award-winning co-anchor for ABC Nightline and Good Morning America.Juju Chang, Emmy Award-...

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Posted - Nov 4Read More

UK Announces Inaugural Class of AARTS Scholars

The Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC), in collaboration with the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has selected five undergraduate students for the inaugural African...

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Posted - Nov 2Read More

UK Medical Student Earns First-Place in ACS Research Program

A research abstract from Jacob Hubbuch, a third-year student from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was awarded first place in the Education, Innovation, and Outcomes category of the American...

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Posted - Oct 27Read More