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Community Paramedicine Pilot Projects Address Gaps, Reduce Costs of Emergency Medicine

The utility of emergency medical services in the healthcare delivery spectrum is undisputable, as speedy access to medical intervention increases survival for desperately sick people. However, factors such as...

Tags - Emergency Medicine

Posted - May 10Read More

Shoulder to Shoulder Global Celebrates its 10th Anniversary in Ecuador

Celebrating 10 years of continued success and commitment to the Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas community in Ecuador, the University of Kentucky’s Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) and the Hombro a Hombro...

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Posted - May 10Read More

Markey and LLS Host Sixth Annual ‘Meet the Researcher Day’

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) recently hosted their sixth annual "Meet the Researcher Day" on April 27- 28. Meet the Researchers Day is a field...

Tags - Research, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - May 3Read More

Cheever, Brown Appointed to Leadership Positions at UK College of Medicine ̶ Bowling Green Campus

University of Kentucky College of Medicine Dean Dr. Robert DiPaola, in conjunction with UK Provost Dr. Tim Tracy, has announced the appointment of two key positions at the new UK College of Medicine - Bowling...

Tags - Campus Expansion, Faculty

Posted - Apr 28Read More

The NIH Institutional Development Award (IDeA): A Program of Impact

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis Recently, we celebrated a new grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), within a program called the Institutional Development Award (IDeA), for a Center for...

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Posted - Apr 26Read More

Celebrities Announced for 29th Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala

The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala, internationally recognized as the “premier” Kentucky Derby gala, and counted among the “Ten Best Parties in the World” by Condé Nast, has announced the celebrity...

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Posted - Apr 26Read More

"Our Story" Featured at Sanders-Brown Annual Dinner

They've hosted astronauts, entrepreneurs, national champions, politicians and world leaders.  But this year, the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging opted to tell "Our Story" at its annual...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Research

Posted - Apr 24Read More

PATHways Program Demonstrates Success of Evidence-based, Collaborative Approaches to Perinatal Opioid Treatment

After years outside of Kentucky, Dr. Agatha Critchfield returned to her home state to find a patient population inundated with opioid use disorders. As an obstetrician at UK HealthCare, Critchfield was...

Tags - CDAR

Posted - Apr 19Read More

UK Physiologists Discover Molecular Mechanism for Stabilizing Inner Ear Cells with Implications for Hearing Loss

Mechanosensory hair cells in the inner ear pick up the softest sounds, such as whispers and distant noises. Unlike other cells in the human body, these sensory cells are fragile and finite. At birth, the human...

Tags - Physiology, Research

Posted - Apr 17Read More

UK to Announce Major Multi-million NIH Grant to Launch New Center to Fight Cancer

The University of Kentucky was recently awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study the metabolism of cancer from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences...

Tags - Research, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Apr 17Read More

5 Questions with Dr. Craig van Horne

Neurosurgeon Dr. Craig van Horne came to Kentucky from Boston to pursue an idea:  Could peripheral nerve tissue implanted in the brain reduce the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?He says the teamwork and...

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Posted - Apr 11Read More

Future Physicians Participating in Global Health Challenge Video Competition Ask for Your Vote

Three first-year medical students from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine who have a passion for expanding health care access have produced an original and creative video, “Nosotros Para Vosotros...

Tags - Medical Education, Global Health

Posted - Apr 7Read More

Markey Cancer Center Director Speaks to Alumni

The Greater Louisville University of Kentucky Alumni Club, in corporate partnership with Central Bank and sponsored by UK HealthCare, presents an evening with Dr. Mark Evers, director of the UK Markey Cancer...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Alumni

Posted - Apr 7Read More

UK Chandler Hospital Named Among the 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been named among the 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review, a monthly publication offering business and legal news...

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Posted - Apr 5Read More

Pratical Update in Neurology and Neurosurgery Set for May 5

The Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute will offer a Practical Update in Neurology and Neurosurgery on May 5, 2017."...

Tags - Neurosurgery, Neurology

Posted - Mar 28Read More

30 Years and Going Strong: Markey's Van Nagell on the Legacy of the Ovarian Cancer Screening Program

As a native of Oldham County, the University of Kentucky has always been close to Dr. John van Nagell's heart.To begin his medical career, van Nagell went Northeast to earn an undergraduate degree at Harvard...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Mar 27Read More