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.
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.
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.
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.
David Fardo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Public Health (CPH), received a career development grant from the National Institute on Aging in the area of age-related neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Over the decades, great gains have been made in reducing black lung disease among coal miners. But, recently, there’s been an uptick in the sometimes fatal condition. Fifty years ago, Central Appalachian Education and Research Center Director Wayne Sanderson says about a third of all miners contracted black lung. Today, the potentially deadly disease afflicts about four to five percent of miners. And, Sanderson says, that number’s climbing.
The University of Kentucky College of Public Health is pleased to announce that Kathryn M. Cardarelli, PhD, has been appointed Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs and Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior.
Kevin M. Schuer, assistant professor and academic coordinator in thePhysician Assistant Studies Program at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Rising Star Award from the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).
What if we could pinpoint a hereditary cause for Alzheimer's, and intervene to reduce the risk of the disease? We may be closer to that goal, thanks to a team at the University of Kentucky. Researchers affiliated with the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have completed new work in Alzheimer's genetics; the research is detailed in a paper published today in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Curiosity never retires; it joins the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Kentucky! Adults age 50 or over who love learning for the joy of it are invited to the OLLI open house on Aug. 20. Join more than 1,300 dynamic adult learners in Lexington who share their ideas, interests and passion for learning. The open house and registration is from 1-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the gymnasium of Tates Creek Christian Church, at 3150 Tates Creek Road in Lexington.