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Future Physician Amrita Iyengar Believes 'Heart and Soul' of Kentucky is in Rural Communities

Ten years ago, when Amrita Iyengar was pursuing an undergraduate engineering degree, she sought a program that would take her far from her hometown of Maysville, Ky. She landed on the University of California...

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‘We do it Because we Love it’: College of Medicine Faculty Provide Important Care for UK Football Team

The University of Kentucky football team has invigorated the campus community with one of the best seasons in the program’s recent history. In October, the Wildcats earned an exhilarating win over Florida, as...

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TILT: An Alliance Finding Solutions for Improving Liver Transplants

Roberto Gedaly, MD, and Francesc Marti, PhD, investigators in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Surgery, have noticed a year-over-year increase in liver transplants at UK HealthCare...

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Dr. Chambers on the Importance of Breast Cancer Screenings

Mara Chambers, MD, is an associate professor of medicine in the division of medical oncology with an interest in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. She also serves as chair of the Markey Cancer Center’s...

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Posted - Oct 25Read More

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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Posted - Oct 18Read More

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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‘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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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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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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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

'Everything has been Gearing' Dr. Hal Marmolejos for Medical Career

No matter the question, no matter the person who asked it, 7-month-old Ehdisyn Marmolejos had a habit of shaking her head “no” in response.But when her father, Hal Marmolejos, asked her one day if he should go...

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Posted - Aug 9Read More

New UK Residency Program will Train Physicians on Holistic Approach to Medical, Psychiatric Conditions

As part of the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s continued expansion of its graduate medical program opportunities, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and UK HealthCare have established a new...

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Posted - Jun 28Read More

College of Medicine Commemorates Juneteenth

Juneteenth is observed on June 19, 2021, to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the U.S. On this day, enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were notified they had actually been freed...

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Posted - Jun 17Read More

College of Medicine Staff Spotlight: Q&A with Em Neiport

Em Neiport, MA, is project manager at the College of Medicine and staff co-chair of the LGBTQ* Advisory Committee.Q: What are your roles at the UK College of Medicine?A: I’m a project manager in the College of...

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Posted - Jun 9Read More