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Bowling Green Campus Medical Students Pitch in to Help Senior Citizens amid COVID-19 Pandemic

It was after a recent call to her grandfather when Claire Ottman realized just how vulnerable senior citizens were, not only to COVID-19, but also to the consequences of social isolation. She said some of the...

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Posted - Mar 24Read More

UK 'Great Teachers' Excel As Educators — Listeners and Mentors, Too

What makes a good teacher a great one? University of Kentucky students were eager to share their opinions about the best teacher in their lives, nominating them for one of the most esteemed awards on campus....

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Posted - Mar 5Read More

Congratulations to Drs. Wilcock and Newcomb, our new assistant deans!

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is proud to announce new leadership promotions and positions all working to continue to achieve our aspirational goals as a growing College of Medicine.Donna...

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Posted - Mar 4Read More

Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro Leading the Way in the College of Medicine's MD/PhD Program

As a young student who was proficient in science, Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro, always saw herself pursuing a career in medicine. But it wasn’t until applying to medical school that she discovered there was another...

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Posted - Feb 24Read More

New College of Medicine Faculty Member Puts Inclusion at the Forefront

Dr. Stephanie White is the new UK College of Medicine Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion. Pete Comparoni l UK PhotoLEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 5, 2020) – Becoming a medical student, from any walk of life, is...

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Posted - Feb 5Read More

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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Posted - Nov 22Read 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

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

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