Dr. Monica Chau joins the UK Department of Neurosurgery as an Assistant Professor

Monica J. Chau, PhDDr. Monica Chau, co-chair  of the WIMS Student and Trainee subcommittee, recently joined the research faculty in the Department of Neurosurgery conducting clinical research. She studies the...

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Posted - Jan 14Read More

College of Medicine grad triumphs through tragedy to inspire next generation

As the oldest girl of nine children, Jazmyne Barney always knew she served an important role in her family. She was the “mom of the sibling group,” as she calls it, and because of this, she felt she had the...

Tags - Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Graduate Medical Education, Commencement ceremony

Posted - Dec 20Read More

Dr. Nancy Webb Honored for Contributions to Cardiovascular Science and Medicine

By Elizabeth ChapinLEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2019) — University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb, Ph.D., has been honored by the American Heart Association with the...

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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

Faculty of Color Network Hosts First Gala to Celebrate Diversity in Medicine

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosted its first annual Faculty of Color Network gala on Friday, Oct. 18. The gala, themed Undeniable, Uncompromising, Unstoppable: Celebrating Diversity in...

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Posted - Oct 25Read More

Dr. Katie Ballert serves as the President of the Kentucky Urologic Society (KUA)

Dr. Katie Ballert is an Associate Professor of Urology specializing in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. She is the Director of Ambulatory Medicine for Urology and this year serves as the...

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Posted - Oct 4Read More

Dearinger Named Kentucky’s Public Health Commissioner

Dr. Angela T. Dearinger, assistant dean of accreditation with the Graduate Medical Education office and an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine in the University of Kentucky College of...

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Posted - Sep 3Read More

First Coffee with WIMS was a success!

We had a wonderful turnout of 48 attendees on 8/7 for our first Coffee with WIMS discussion on Work-Life Balance!Thank you to the speakers, Drs. Jamie Sturgill and Nikita Gupta, the student and trainee...

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Posted - Aug 28Read More

#WIMS_TBT: Dr. Kyprianou, the only woman at the 2000 Innovators in Urology International Meeting

In the spirit of recognizing the accomplishments of our own UK-WIMS, here's a picture of the 2000 Innovators in Urology International Meeting in Dublin, Ireland where Dr. Natasha Kyprianou is the only woman in...

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Posted - Jun 20Read More

Dr. Liz Oates receives the SNMMI 2019 Presidential Education Award

Congratulations to M. Elizabeth Oates, MD, FAAWR, FACR, our WIMS Founding Chair, for receiving the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2019 Presidential Education Award!This award is...

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Posted - Jun 19Read More

Second Annual WIMS Retreat

On June 1st, 2019, our Executive Committee had its Annual WIMS Retreat.A day full of great energy and amazing plans for the upcoming year!Stay tuned!

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Posted - Jun 19Read More

Lisa Tannock, MD is the new Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Development

Congratulations to Lisa Tannock, MD on her promotion to Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Development! Dr. Tannock will enhance and provide oversight for the promotion and tenure process,...

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Posted - Jun 19Read More

UK Doctor Receives Medical Training at the Top of the World

What kind of medical education requires intense athletic and endurance training? Hiking Mount Everest. From April 23 to May 5, Dr. Kim Kaiser, assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and...

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Posted - May 29Read More

Learning Anatomy Through Art

While most final assignments in science courses involve lab reports or essays, a human anatomy class at the University of Kentucky decided to switch things up this semester by having an art showcase instead....

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Posted - May 29Read More

People Behind Our Research: Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf and the Epigenetics of Cancer

University of Kentucky researcher Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf affectionately describes the formation of her career as an “accident.”Originally hailing from the Republic of Cameroon, Africa, Fondufe-Mittendorf...

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Posted - May 28Read More