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Posted: October 18, 2013

Dr. David M. Mannino, professor and chair of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, has been honored as the recipient of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Treatment Achievement Award from the COPD Foundation.  Mannino holds a joint appointment as professor of medicine in the UK Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, and as the director of the UK Pulmonary Epidemiology Research Laboratory.

Posted: October 18, 2013

Mr. Tom Kmetz, Division President, Norton Healthcare Women’s and Children’s Services and President of Norton Kosair Children’s Hospital, was acknowledged recently with a Recognition of Appreciation for his outstanding service as the inaugural chair of the Master of Health Administration Boards of Advisors.

Posted: October 16, 2013

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science will host the 2nd Annual UK Clinical Research Education Day on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UK Chandler Hospital, Pavilion H North Lobby (outside of the administration offices). The free, public event will feature a variety of informational tables for patients, students, faculty, staff and visitors to learn about clinical research activities and opportunities at UK.

Posted: October 14, 2013

Financial access is important, but there are other access issues, such as geographical access to medical care services, access to culturally appropriate services for our growing Latino population, and the lack of adequate health personnel to manage these newly insured patients.

Posted: October 9, 2013

Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) recently lead 49 University of Kentucky (UK) students, faculty, staff and community members in a multidisciplinary health brigade experience to Santo Domingo, Ecuador. STSG is a UK based organization that strives to improve the health and well-being of impoverished communities while offering learners the opportunity to work in a multicultural and interdisciplinary setting.

Posted: October 9, 2013

Katherine Eddens, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Behavior at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Public Health (CPH), received funding from the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Extramural Loan Repayment Program (LRP) in recognition of her promising research agenda to address disparities in health status among underserved populations. Her research focuses on increasing the reach and effectiveness of health communication strategies to connect the underserved to health services and solutions.

Posted: October 3, 2013

The first “Bob G Family Fun and Fitness Day” will be held on the lawn of Morehead State University’s Laughlin Health Building Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. until noon with registration for a fun walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Posted: September 24, 2013

Susan G. Komen Lexington is launching Colors of Promise, an African-American community outreach program, as well as Ties That Bind (Lazos Que Perduran), a Spanish-speaking outreach program, in the Lexington, KY area.

Posted: September 9, 2013

Ryan P. Hickson, a third-year PharmD/Master of Public Health candidate from Jeffersonville, Indiana, was one of four students from across the country to be named an Express Scripts Scholar.

Posted: September 8, 2013

Education Abroad (EA) will hold its annual Fall Fair on Wednesday, September 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. From A to Z, the Education Abroad Fair showcases every international education opportunity available at the University of Kentucky.  Students will find a range of options, including study, intern, research, teach, and service abroad programs.