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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

College of Medicine grad triumphs through tragedy to inspire next generation

As the oldest girl of nine children, Jazmyne Barney always knew she served an important role in her family. She was the “mom of the sibling group,” as she calls it, and because of this, she felt she had the...

Tags - Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Graduate Medical Education, Commencement ceremony

Posted - Dec 20Read More

College of Medicine professor appointed to Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Faculty Advisory Network

Luke H. Bradley, PhD, Chellgren Endowed Professor in the department of neuroscience, was recently selected by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as a member of its newly-established Faculty...

Tags - Neuroscience, Research, Biochemistry

Posted - Dec 3Read More

College of Medicine Names New Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Stephanie White, MD, MS, has recently been named the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion. Beginning Jan. 7, 2020, Dr. White will assume leadership of the...

Tags - Diversity, Pediatrics, Strategic Plan

Posted - Nov 19Read 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

UK College of Medicine recognized as member of ACGME Patient Safety Collaborative

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) selected the University of Kentucky College of Medicine as one of nine Pathway Leaders. These Pathway Leaders will serve as the inaugural...

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UK Otolaryngology Residents Win National Academic Quiz Bowl

Medical residents from the University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery recently won the 2017 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Academic Quiz...

Tags - Residents, Head and Neck Surgery

Posted - Sep 18Read More

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Posted - Jul 11Read More