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Alumni News

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2022: ‘I Just Want to Thank Them so, so Much’

Director of Office of Health Equity took Circuitous Road

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

It was a small bump on the neck, she says. Warm to the touch.

She hadn’t even noticed it until a nurse brought it up during a routine examination.

February 23, 2022

Ben-Gal Cheerleader’s Super Bowl trip was ‘One of a Kind’

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

It’s been a big year for Holly Michel.

In fact, some would say it was more than big. Some would say it was Super.

In 2021-22, she became a cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals, graduated from Physical Therapy school, got a full-time job and followed the Bengals to the Super Bowl.

February 21, 2022

RHB Alum Welcomes First Texas Class to New Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program

Col. Enrique Smith-Forbes, PhD, OTR/L, CHT, who received his PhD from the Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Program in 2015 before going on to be stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, recently joined the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence (MEDCoE) at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston to welcome the inaugural class of 11 students to the Army-Baylor University Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program at MEDCoE.

February 18, 2022

Black History Month 2022: ‘I Felt Completely Comfortable to be Myself’

AT Alumna Wasn’t Sure What She’d Find in Kentucky

5 Questions with … Ariel Allman, MS, MBA, LAT, ATC, CEAS-I, CSCS

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Ariel Allman says she never considered coming to Kentucky for school. In fact, she never considered coming to Kentucky for anything.

February 16, 2022

Mentor Excited to Present During White Coat Ceremony

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Micah Bragdon knew from an early age that he wanted to find a job where he could help others.

“Growing up, I had the privilege of watching my brother become a successful nurse,” said the 25-year-old Lancaster, Ky., native. “The immense satisfaction he had from being able to help people when they were in their most vulnerable states was the key inspiration that sparked my desire to pursue the healthcare field.”

February 10, 2022

Two Alumni to be Honored at College of Health Sciences Hall of Fame & Young Alumni Award Celebration

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2022) — A social entrepreneur and author whose goal is a world where no child is an orphan. And a PhD researcher who focuses on muscle health and physical function in patients with critical illness.

February 9, 2022

We Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sport Day by Highlighting Female Athletes from CHS

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

An Olympian. A national champion. An NCAA Woman of the Year.

Today, on National Girls and Women in Sport Day, we introduce you to some of the most accomplished female athletes in the College of Health Sciences.

February 2, 2022

Winter Wonderland with the Wildcat!

Thank you for attending the Winter Wonderland with the Wildcat on Saturday!

Check out these amazing photos!

Visit the photo gallery here. 

December 21, 2021

CLM graduate bringing pride to Friday Commencement ceremony

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Shanna Oram could list the obstacles she’s faced along the way. A non-traditional student. A family. COVID. But Oram, a 40-year-old Practice Manager here at UK, chooses to focus on the end goal.

December 16, 2021

A Leap of Faith: MLS student speaker will honor classmates, program at pinning

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

From first-generation college student to an exploratory major, then to Human Health Sciences and Medical Laboratory Science, Anyia Jones found her way through college with the help of her professors and classmates.

And now she will be a featured speaker Thursday when she and more than 30 of her classmates are honored at the College of Health Sciences’ MLS Pinning Ceremony & Reception.

December 15, 2021