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Congratulations to our First WIMS Booster Award Winners!

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) would like to recognize the following recipients of the inaugural WIMS booster awards, which sponsor research, education, and clinical projects from faculty and students in...

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Posted - Jun 1Read More

Dr. Ilhem Messaoudi Named Chair of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics

It is with excitement that after an extensive, nationwide search, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will officially welcome Ilhem Messaoudi, PhD, to campus as the new chair of the department of...

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Posted - May 24Read More

Well@Work Builds Resiliency for Employees Dealing with COVID-19 Related Trauma

Through the course of their profession, health care workers will face a variety of direct and indirect trauma, from hearing traumatic stories or witnessing effects of trauma on others to coping with death on...

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Posted - May 17Read More

Dr. Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf in one of the 14 Faculty Named 2021-2022 University Research Professors

Dr. Yvonne N. Fondufe-Mittendorf, Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, is one of the 14 UK faculty awarded 2021-2022 University Research Professorships....

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Posted - May 11Read More

Mentorship at UK College of Medicine Helps Abi Recktenwald Find Perfect Career Path

When Abi Recktenwald graduates from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she will officially start a career she never imagined possible thanks to a combination of hard work, skill, and a strong...

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Posted - May 10Read More

College of Medicine Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Kristen Fletcher

Kristen Fletcher, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics. Her excellence in medical education was recently recognized with a Distinguished Teacher Award during the latest round of Academic...

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Posted - Apr 30Read More

Dr. Jacqueline Pope-Tarrence Taking Over as Health Equity and Advocacy Thread Leader

The College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Pope-Tarrence, PhD, has been selected as the new leader of the Health Equity and Advocacy Thread. Dr. Pope-Tarrence is professor emeritus of...

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Posted - Apr 29Read More

Thank You, Dr. Anita Fernander, for Your Work at UK

Anita Fernander, PhD, associate professor of behavioral science, has been selected to join the Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine as its inaugural Chief Officer for Justice, Equity,...

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Posted - Apr 29Read More

Susan S. Smyth, M.D., Ph.D., named dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Congratulations on your new appointment Dr. Susan Smyth !!!We wish you continued success in this exciting new step for your career.Read announcement by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences here.

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Posted - Apr 29Read More

Dr. Sally Mathias, Dr. Sylvia Ofei Selected as Fellows for BHEC Academic Leadership Academy

On behalf of the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Sally Mathias, MD, and Sylvia Ofei, MD, MPH, have been selected as fellows...

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Posted - Mar 30Read More

Inaugural 2021 WIMS Booster Grants

2021 Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Booster GrantThe University of Kentucky College of Medicine Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Executive Committee invites you to apply for our inaugural 2021...

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Posted - Mar 23Read More

SNMA and ODEI Spotlight Black UK Physician-Leaders

The UK College of Medicine chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is commemorating Black History Month by curating educational information about the Black community's impact in medicine....

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Posted - Feb 22Read More

College of Medicine Appoints Thread Leaders to Enhance Medical Student Curriculum

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is committed to enhancing its medical school curriculum and ensuring students are introduced to a variety of important topics as they pursue their medical...

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Posted - Feb 8Read More

CURE Alliance: Paving the Way for Fighting COVID-19

In early 2020, shortly after SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, was first detected in Wuhan, China, the public learned of the virus’s devastating consequences and the dangers of its spread. But much...

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Posted - Feb 1Read More

Dr. Ima Ebong Named on List of '1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America'

Ima Ebong, MD, MS, assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Neurology, was recently named one of “1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America” in a list published by...

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Posted - Jan 28Read More

Dr. Marilyn Duncan Elected to Serve on University Senate Council

Marilyn Duncan, PhD, a driven researcher and well-regarded professor in the department of neuroscience, has been elected to serve on the University Senate Council, the executive body of the University Senate. ...

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Posted - Dec 1Read More