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UK Neuroscientist Authors Study Using Brain Imaging to Assess Mental States with Criminal Relevance

To prove guilt beyond reasonable doubt, jurors must find evidence a defendant was culpable of a criminal act. Culpability refers to a person’s awareness and mental state, and in cases of criminal conviction,...

Tags - Behavioral Science, Faculty

Posted - Mar 23Read More

UK HealthCare's New Advanced Eye Care Clinic Enhances Patient Care, Education and Research

In the continuous pursuit of providing unsurpassed excellence in health care to the people of Kentucky and beyond, the UK HealthCare Advanced Eye Care Clinic opened its’ doors to the future of eye care at UK...

Tags - Ophthalmology

Posted - Mar 23Read More

College of Medicine class of 2017 learns of residencies at Match Day

On Friday, March 17, the College of Medicine held its annual Match Day ceremony for the class of 2017 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center. As part of The National Resident Matching Program Match Day,...

Tags - Medical Education, Student Affairs

Posted - Mar 22Read More

Jackson Named Assistant Dean for Admissions

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Wendy Jackson, MD, has been selected as the Assistant Dean for Admissions.  In this role, Wendy will assist Carol Elam, the Associate...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

She Almost Skipped a Routine Exam, But Didn't – And It Saved Her Life

While battling a cold and trying to prepare for her daughter's college graduation party the next day, Claudia Hall considered bailing out of her annual checkup with her gynecologist in early May 2014. With all...

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Posted - Mar 14Read More

New Inductions into AOA National Honor Society

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) is the national medical school honor society.  Induction into AOA is a high honor, recognizing students not only who have had high academic achievement, but who have also demonstrated...

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Posted - Mar 13Read More

Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Celebrate Top Spot as Preferred Provider

According to the Kentucky Hospital Association's first quarter 2017 inpatient data, UK HealthCare's Gill Heart and Vascular Institute has claimed the top spot as Lexington's preferred provider of...

Tags - Gill Heart Institute, Ranking, Clinical

Posted - Mar 13Read More

Hoellein Named Associate Dean for Student Affairs

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine recently named Andrew Hoellein, MD, MS, Associate Dean for Student Affairs in a recent announcement. Dr. Hoellein will work with Dr. Brian Adkins, the Assistant...

Tags - Medical Education

Posted - Mar 10Read More

UK Pediatrician Helps Families Build ‘Greenhouses’ for Behavioral Development

Amy Hall celebrated her son’s first haircut appointment and the moment her daughter permitted a hug. For parents of children with autism spectrum disorders, even small gestures and slight behavioral changes...

Tags - Pediatrics

Posted - Mar 8Read More

UK College of Medicine to Host Match Day Ceremony on March 17, 2017

On Friday, March 17, the UK College of Medicine will host a Match Day Ceremony for the Class of 2017 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center. The ceremony is part of the National Match Day when graduating...

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Posted - Mar 2Read More

UK Sports Medicine’s Performs First MACI Cartilage Repair in Kentucky and Midwest

Dr. Christian Lattermann, director for Cartilage Repair and Restoration in the University of Kentucky Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, recently became the first person at UK HealthCare —...

Tags - Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Posted - Mar 2Read More

UK Celebrates its 2017 Great Teacher Award Winners

Six University of Kentucky educators were named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2017 Great Teacher Award Tuesday night.The recipients are:Richard Andreatta, College of Health Sciences - Communication...

Tags - Great Teachers Award, Toxicology and Cancer Biology

Posted - Mar 1Read More

UK Psychiatry Walks for Warmth to Support Homeless Community in Lexington

On Feb. 18, 13 employees from the University of Kentucky Department of Psychiatry and their families walked through downtown Lexington to raise awareness about the needs of the homeless community and funds for...

Tags - Psychiatry, Community Service

Posted - Feb 28Read More

University of Kentucky to Develop Medical School Regional Campus in Partnership with NKU and St. Elizabeth Healthcare

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine announced Monday plans to develop a regional medical school campus in Northern Kentucky for four-year medical education. The program is the third regional medical...

Tags - Medical Education, Campus Expansion

Posted - Feb 27Read More

UK's 2017 DanceBlue Raises Nearly $1.8 Million for Pediatric Cancer Patients

After 24 hours of dancing in anticipation, DanceBlue chairs and committee members revealed the 2017 grand fundraising total of $1,785,286.96 to the nearly 1,000 student participants and a crowd of supporters...

Tags - Dance Blue, Pediatric

Posted - Feb 26Read 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