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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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Posted - Sep 7Read More

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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Posted - Aug 30Read More

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

FINDERS: An Alliance of Clinicians, Scientists to Treat Epileptic Seizures

Meriem Bensalem-Owen, MD, and Brian Gold, PhD, might not have ever had the chance to work on projects together. Dr. Bensalem-Owen is a physician who spends much of her time at the patients’ bedside, reviewing...

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Posted - Jun 7Read More

College of Medicine Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Cheavar Blair

Cheavar Blair, PhD, a 2017 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, is now a postdoc at the University of California-Santa Barbara. Dr. Blair recently received the 2020 Young Author...

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Posted - Jun 2Read More

Mentorship at UK College of Medicine Helps Abi Recktenwald Find Perfect Career Path

When Abi Recktenwald graduates from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she will officially start a career she never imagined possible thanks to a combination of hard work, skill, and a strong...

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Posted - May 10Read More

Dr. Zaki-Udin Hassan Named Chair of Anesthesiology

I am excited to announce that after an extensive national search by a committee of your peers and broad faculty input, Zaki-Udin Hassan, MBBS, MBA, FASA, has officially accepted the role of chair of the...

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Posted - May 10Read More

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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Posted - Feb 22Read More

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