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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...

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Posted - Jul 23Read 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...

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Posted - Jul 13Read 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....

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Posted - Jun 19Read More

Biochemistry Doctoral Student Receives P.E.O. Scholarship for Women

Katy Brewer, a doctoral student in the University of Kentucky Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, was chosen as one of 100 doctoral students in the United States and Canada to receive a $15,000...

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Posted - May 26Read More

Dr. Brittany Smalls Chosen for Program Aimed at Increasing Diversity in Biomedical Research

Dr. Brittany Smalls, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has been selected as a Scholar in the 2017-2018 Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals...

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Posted - May 23Read More

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Fuel Your Body Like an Athlete

This article originally appeared on UKNow: http://uknow.uky.edu/uk-healthcare/fuel-your-body-athleteLEXINGTON, Ky. (March 6, 2017) — With spring fast approaching, many people will begin running races, playing...

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Posted - Mar 9Read More

Gretchen Wells Talks Hearts, Books & Kentucky Women

Dr. Gretchen Wells writes a lot of prescriptions and orders a lot of tests. But she says the most rewarding thing she dispenses is hope.As director of Women's Heart Heath at UK HealthCare's Gill Heart...

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Posted - Feb 13Read More

Tindall-Staton Finds Passion in Research Close to Her Heart

Michele Staton-Tindall grew up in rural Appalachia during a time when people felt so safe they didn’t even lock their doors at night. The ensuing drug epidemic that now ravages her former home has dramatically...

Tags - Research, Behavioral Science, Faculty

Posted - Jan 9Read More

Sanders-Brown Named Site for Landmark NIH Grant

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) has been selected to participate in a multicenter, landmark $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify biomarkers for...

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Posted - Dec 6Read More

UK Researcher Highlighted by National Cancer Institute

University of Kentucky Researcher Nancy Schoenberg is currently a featured partner on the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) website for her work with Faith Moves Mountains. Schoenberg, associate dean of...

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Posted - Nov 4Read More

Women in Medicine and Science Hold Annual Visiting Professor Program

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will hold its second annual Visiting Professor Program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A....

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Posted - Nov 3Read More

UK Leaders in Research and Rural Health Appointed Fellows of American Academy of Nursing

Two University of Kentucky nursing leaders whose work has enhanced nursing practice and uplifted rural health were recently inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. Nora Warshawsky, an associate...

Tags - Center of Excellence in Rural Health, Awards and Recognition

Posted - Oct 31Read More

Nika Larian Maps Interactions between Nutrients, Exposures & Diabetes

Nika Larian, a PhD student in Lisa Cassis's lab at the UK Superfund Research Center, is studying the aryl hydrocarbon receptor, or AHR, a transcription factor with roles in drug metabolism and detoxification....

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Posted - Oct 20Read More

NIDA Director Examines Scope of Substance Abuse Research Undertaken at UK

Multidisciplinary researchers unified by a mission to develop therapies, interventions and evidence-based solutions to substance use disorders delivered snapshots of their work to National Institute on Drug...

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Posted - Oct 10Read More

UK Center for Health Services Research Collaborates to Study Chronic Conditions

Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC) affects one in four Americans overall and about three in four Americans age 65 and older. While health care aims to relieve suffering and alleviate burden, it sometimes makes...

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Posted - Oct 4Read More

Sanders-Brown Research Hints at Underlying Cause for Alzheimer's Drug Trial Failures

Because Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of dementia, many people use the two terms interchangeably. But inadequate blood flow to the brain due to microinfarcts, mini-strokes, or strokes is a...

Tags - Research, Alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's research, UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Posted - Oct 3Read More