Alumni News

PA Students Now Using Handheld Ultrasound in Classrooms

By Sara PisoniCHS Contributor

University of Kentucky Physician Assistant Studies students now have the unique opportunity of using mini-ultrasound machines to aid in integrated learning — handheld machines that can plug into any iPad or iPhone and allow for viewing of the ultrasound in real time on their devices.

March 2, 2023

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023: Alumna one of 25 chosen for Louisville Metro Women Ambassadors program

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

In January, the Louisville Metro’s Office for Women launched its inaugural ambassador program to help raise the status of women and girls in Louisville.

Twenty-five women were chosen for the six-month program — one of them being CHS alumna Candice Hite, PA-C.

February 10, 2023

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023: CHS Student, Alumnus Honored with Lyman T. Johnson Awards

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Lyman T. Johnson, a teacher at Central High School in Louisville, Ky. for 33 years, was best known for breaking the color barrier at the University of Kentucky. 

February 3, 2023

Employers look for CLM interns in speed-dating style

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Last year, Christian Hendricks was on the other side of the table. 

He was interviewing with potential employers for a summer internship, and while he didn’t land one there, he did utilize some family contacts to get an internship at Jackson & Coker, located near his hometown of Alpharetta, Ga.

January 27, 2023

Uhl to receive AASPT’s Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award

Award ‘Special for so many reasons’

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications DirectorLEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 26, 2023) — The American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy Executive Committee, as well as the Hall of Fame Committee, will honor Tim Uhl, PhD, ATC, FNATA, with the Turner A. Blackburn Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award. 

January 26, 2023

PA Alumna Continuing Career as UK Lecturer

‘I doubt any program has this much heart’

By Sara PisoniCHS Contributor Teaching was never really in the plan for Ashley Sparks.

That said, it would also be accurate to express that she never really thought she’d be teaching for her alma mater, either.

But that’s exactly what has happened.

January 23, 2023

Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy again near top of U.S. News’ best jobs list

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

January 18, 2023

AT Alum Part of Bills Staff that Saved Football Player’s Life

Instance underscores the need for qualified athletic trainers, faculty say

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

January 10, 2023

Revisiting the Top 10 CHS Stories of 2022

Here at the CHS News Desk, we thought it might be fun to run down the stories that received the most clicks and views from 2022. As we reviewed them, we saw exactly why they garnered so much attention. Some made us laugh and cry. Some inspired. Some were just important and informed us.

No matter the topic, each one made it crystal clear: Last year was a big and important time for the College of Health Sciences. 

Without further ado, let's reveal the list. Cue the drumroll, if you like.


January 6, 2023

CHS Names Hall of Fame Inductee, Young Alumni Award Winners

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications DirectorLEXINGTON, Ky. — One is a two-time graduate who is now an executive vice president of clinical services for a rehabilitation center. The other is a 2016 graduate from the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program who is now a pediatric physical therapist.

January 4, 2023