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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...

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Posted - Aug 8Read More

UK Partners with Community to Answer Environmental Health Questions Through New Research Center

The University of Kentucky was awarded a five-year, $7.4 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant to establish the UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences...

Tags - Research, Rural Health

Posted - Aug 7Read More

New Study Discovers "Killer Peptide" That Helps Eliminate Resistant Cancer Cells

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that when therapy-sensitive cancer cells die, they release a "killer peptide" that can eliminate therapy-resistant cells.Tumor...

Tags - Research, Cancer

Posted - Aug 4Read More

UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Prepping for Inaugural Class of 2018

This time next year, the inaugural class of medical students at the new University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus will be attending their very first course, kicking off an exciting new...

Tags - College of Medicine Bowling Green Campus, Medical Education, Students

Posted - Jul 28Read More

Matthew Gentry: Biofuels, Epilepsy and Science Advocacy

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis ThursdayIn May, it was my distinct pleasure to present Matthew Gentry with a University Research Professorship award. He was one of 16 faculty, selected by their own...

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Posted - Jul 26Read More

Li Named Director of Office of Value and Innovation in Healthcare Delivery

Dr. Jing Li has been named associate director of the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research and the new director of the Office of Value and Innovation in Healthcare Delivery (OVIHD). Li...

Tags - Center for Health Services Research

Posted - Jul 23Read More

Owensboro Health Joins UK Markey Research Network

Owensboro Health has joined the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Research Network (MCCRN).With this new relationship, patients in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana will have easier access to...

Tags - Cancer, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Jul 20Read More

Physician-Pharmacist Teams Benefit Brain Health in Older Patients

New findings from University of Kentucky faculty published in Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy demonstrate the value of physician-pharmacist teams in providing elderly care.As people age, the number of...

Tags - Research

Posted - Jul 19Read More

The People Behind Our Research: "You Have to Follow the Science Where it Takes You"

A peek at Matthew Gentry's professional profile reveals a long list of honors and awards.A National Science Foundation Faculty Career Development Award.A National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence...

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Posted - Jul 17Read More

Renay Scales, PhD Named Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Renay Scales, PhD, will serve as the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. She will begin her new position at the College of Medicine in late August. Currently the Director of Faculty Development and...

Tags - Diversity, Faculty

Posted - Jul 13Read More

UK Center for Health Services Research Awarded $4.5 Million from CMS for Accountable Health Communities

With a $4.5 million award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, researchers in the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (CHSR)  have established the Kentucky Consortium for...

Tags - Center for Health Services Research, Research

Posted - Jul 10Read More

Head of Duke University’s Practice Plans Selected as UK’s Next EVPHA

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto today announced that the leader of one of the country’s largest and most renowned academic physician practice plans will be UK’s new Executive Vice President for...

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Posted - Jul 7Read More

CDAR Director Delivers Lecture Reserved for Pioneers in Drug Abuse Research

UK Center on Drug and Alcohol Research director Sharon Walsh will deliver the honorary Marian W. Fischman Lectureship during the College on Drug Dependence Annual Conference, June 17-22 in Montreal, Canada....

Tags - CDAR, Behavioral Science

Posted - Jun 19Read More

UK HealthCare Hospitals Earn AHA Stroke Gold Plus Designation

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently honored UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award...

Tags - Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, Neurology

Posted - Jun 12Read More

Groundbreaking Held for UK College of Medicine - Bowling Green Campus

A groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus was held Tuesday, June 6 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. This four-year, regional campus medical school...

Tags - Campus Expansion, College of Medicine Bowling Green Campus

Posted - Jun 6Read More

New Book by UK Faculty Member Guides STEM Students in Career Planning

A new book co-written by Nathan Vanderford, University of Kentucky assistant professor in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, guides STEM graduate and postdoctoral students in their career...

Tags - Research

Posted - Jun 2Read More