News

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

Jennifer Havens | UK Photo Pete Comparoni

'Behind the Blue': UK Researcher Jennifer Havens Works to Develop Treatment for Hepatitis C

The University of Kentucky is tackling many of Kentucky’s toughest health issues through research aimed at making documented, measured progress.Among the many ongoing examples of UK’s faculty researchers...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 22Read More

Dr. Peter Nelson

UK Biospecimen Resources Can Support UK Research

At the University of Kentucky, multiple innovative biospecimen resources are available to assist research. A video produced by the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) highlights the...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 21Read More

UK Study Examines Appalachian Kentucky’s Breast Cancer Care Disparities

It is estimated that nearly 40 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer will require a mastectomy. For those patients, breast reconstruction surgery is a valuable part of comprehensive breast cancer care...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 20Read More

Dr. Dan Han

UK Neuropsychologist Accepts Psychologist of the Year

The Kentucky Psychological Association (KPA) named University of Kentucky Chief of Neuropsychology Dong "Dan" Han the 2019 Psychologist of the Year during a conference on Nov. 15.The KPA annually recognizes a...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 20Read 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

University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb

UK Professor Honored for Contributions to Cardiovascular Science and Medicine

University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb, Ph.D., has been honored by the American Heart Association with the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 19Read More

Markey's new Halcyon treatment system is designed to deliver precise image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy up to four times faster than standard technology.

Newly Renovated Radiation Medicine Expansion at Markey Now Open

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center’s Department of Radiation Medicine recently completed a major renovation, including the installation of new cutting-edge technology.The renovation includes a new...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 15Read More

Nurse practitioner Joanne Brown has made it her goal to support and advocate for her LGBTQ* patients. Pete Comparoni l UK Photo.

UHS Nurse is Changing the Narrative Surrounding Transgender Health

Students face challenges today that generations before them couldn’t even dream of. From using technology in the classroom to the pressures they feel from social media, the college experience today is...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 15Read More

Photo by Alex Slitz /Lexington Herald-Leader: The Curs Crum Reservoir in Martin County, Ky., on Oct. 2, 2018

CLIK Participant’s Report on Eastern Kentucky Water Affordability Crisis Receives National Attention

A recently published a report on the failing water system of Martin County in Eastern Kentucky finds that almost half of the county’s residents cannot afford their current water service. Residents and county...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 13Read More

Navy Officers Find Bond as 'Wildcats'

Capt. Eric Stedje-Larsen, MD, and Cmdr. Ryan Phillips, MD, had worked with one another in the Navy for years, but on opposite sides of the country, Dr. Stedje-Larsen on the east coast in Portsmouth, Va., and...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 8Read More

Bowling Green Campus Leads Navy Veteran Toward New Career Path

Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Sherrod’s final duty before closing his 10-year Navy career was as a recruiter, traveling across the region to teach young, prospective military members about the opportunities...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 8Read More

New Northern Kentucky Campus Provides 'Blessing' for Marine

Staff Sgt. Sean Thornton joined the Marine Corps in 2009 for a variety of reasons. He wanted to serve his country. He wanted to continue the tradition within his family. He also wanted to improve himself, both...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 8Read More

Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw: From Rocket Launchers to Alzheimer's Research

For Lance Cpl. Benjamin Shaw, enlisting in the military was almost inevitable. Dedication to serving the country ran in his family.Something else was also a significant part of his family history: autoimmune...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 8Read More

Sound Off - A discussion on best practices for working with the LGBTQ* community in mental health and substance use treatment settings. Nov 7, 2019 5:30-7:30

UK's Transform Health Clinic Hosts 'Sound Off'

A developing issue within the health care realm is understanding what it means to be transgender inclusive. UK HealthCare’s Transform Health Clinic is hosting an event to discuss what it means to be...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 6Read More

The "Unbelievable" Panel Discussion will take place Nov. 11. Flyer courtesy of: UK College of Law.

UK Law to Host Panel of Experts for 'Unbelievable' Discussion

The University of Kentucky College of Law will host a panel comprising experienced professionals including prosecutors, advocates, social workers, trauma therapists, journalists and psychologists to discuss...

Tags -

Posted - Nov 5Read More